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Writing opportunity with DALKEY CREATES – 2 x €1,000 prizes

We are absolutely delighted to be partnering up once again with Dalkey Creates Writing festival for the 2019 Short Story Competition, and introducing the brand new Dalkey Poetry Prize. With a €1,000 euro prize for each competition, don’t miss this amazing opportunity to win a cash prize and publication.

Last year’s first prize winner – Máire Ní Choileáin with her €1000 prize money.

Both prizes are now open for entries and welcome writers from all over the world, writing in the English language. A piece may be entered provided it has not been entered previously or published elsewhere.  Dalkey Creates Festival Director, Anna Fox stated her objective for setting up this writing festival as ‘encouraging and supporting writers, and providing a platform for their work. Our Poetry and Short Story Prizes are a great opportunity and incentive for writers to complete and polisha piece of work.’  In addition to the 1000 Euro prize money, winners of the competitions will be published by Books Ireland Magazine (spring edition).  

For further details see:https://www.dalkeycreates.com/shortstorycompetition  

Deadline for entries is Sunday, 6th October 2019.

The Dalkey Short Story Prize and the Dalkey Poetry Prize are part of the Dalkey Creates Writing Festival, which takes place on 28-30 November.  Dalkey Creates offers a range of workshops, an open mic, informal writer talks, a writer-in-residence, a publishing forum and networking opportunities for writers.

Follow the competition: https://twitter.com/DalkeyCreates

Last year’s first prize winner – Máire Ní Choileáin