Have you got a story to tell?
Southword Literary Journal’s Sean O’Faolain International Short Story Competition is now open for submissions to writers from around the world, for stories of up to 3000 words. Fantastic first prize includes €2000 (money converted into winner’s currency, (approx $2308/£1583 in May 2016), short story published in Southword Literary Journal, and a week at Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat . ALSO if the winner comes to Cork to collect their prize, we will lavish them with hotel accommodation, meals, …drinks and VIP access to the literary stars at the Cork International Short Story Festival (7 – 11 September 2016). 2nd Prize €500 and Southword publication; four more highly commended stories receive publication and €120.
Judge: Danielle McLaughlin. Deadline: 31 July.
Entry fee: 15 Euro per story (Paypal will convert your currency to Euro).
The Munster Literature Centre is a not-for-profit organisation; all moneys raised from the competition benefits writers and writing.
View our competition page for submission guidelines, payment information and more!