july, 2020

16jul1:00 am1:00 amMoved OnlineMichael Mullan Cancer Fund Writing CompetitionsInternational Entry Fee: €15 ,
Max word count: 2,000 (short story), 500 (flash fiction), 40 lines (poetry) ,
Top Prize: Publication ,

Top Prize


Max word count

2,000 (short story), 500 (flash fiction), 40 lines (poetry)

Entry Fee


Event Details

The Michael Mullan Cancer Fund is seeking entries for their annual Short Story, Flash Fiction and Poetry Competitions. Writers, whether established or not, are invited to submit on any theme.

Short stories should not exceed 2,000 words. Entry Fee €15. Flash Fiction should not exceed 500 words. Entry Fee €10. Poems should not exceed 40 lines. Entry Fee €10.

This is a very worthwhile cause to enable Michael Mullan (28), who is battling cancer for the third time to continue to receive life-saving treatment in the U.S.A.

This is an open competition for short stories, flash fiction and poems on any subject matter. The competition is open to people of 16 years and over.

1st Prize €200 for short story, €100 for flash fiction and €100 for poetry

2nd Prize €50 for short story, €50 for flash fiction and €50 for poetry

The winning entries in each competition will be published on the Michael Mullan Cancer Fund website and also on the Kildare Library and Arts Service website.

Entries must be in English.

Copyright of the entries will remain with the author. The winning author, the runners up and those shortlisted agree to have their photograph taken and used for publicity purposes by the Michael Mullan Cancer Fund..

Donations in excess of the stipulated entry fee would be most welcome for this deserving cause.

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