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Seán Ó Faoláin International Short Story Competition

mon31julAll DaySeán Ó Faoláin International Short Story CompetitionInternationalCategoryShort StoryEntry Fee€19 Max word count3,000 Top Prize€2,000, publication in the Southword literary journal, a week-long residency at Anam Cara Writer's and Artist's Retreat.

Event Details

The Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Competition is an annual short story competition open to writers from around the world, submissions accepted from May 1st to July 31st annually. It is dedicated to one of Ireland’s most accomplished story writers and theorists and is sponsored by the Munster Literature Centre.

The competition is open to original, unpublished and unbroadcast short stories in the English language of 3,000 words or fewer. The story can be on any subject, in any style, by a writer of any nationality, living anywhere in the world.

Translated work is not in the scope of this competition. Entrants may submit more than one entry. Once entered, no alterations can be made to the submission.

Simultaneous submissions are accepted but please notify us immediately should your work be accepted elsewhere.

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