Cuirt New Writing Prize

Closing: 30th January 2014, 5pm.

They welcome submissions in poetry and fiction.

Prize: €500 for winner in each category. The winners will also be invited to read at the Cúirt/Over the Edge Showcase event at Cúirt 2014 and the winning entries will be published in a Cúirt publication that will be launched at this event.

Judges: Martin Dyar – poetry. Mary Costello – fiction.

This year there is also a category for young writers between 12-17. Again, you can submit poetry and fiction. The winner will receive €100 and will be published in the Cúirt publication and will be invited to read at the Cúirt labs event in April.

Whether you’re submitting for the adult or youth category, all poetry entries must consist of three poems under 50 lines each. Fiction can be up to 2,000 words each. English and Irish language will be accepted.

Entry Fee: €10

More information over on the Cúirt website.