The Cúirt New Writing Prize

Deadline: 1 Feb 2021

The Cúirt New Writing Prize, kindly sponsored by Tigh Neachtain in memory of Lena McGuire, is now open for submissions.

There are two categories: Poetry & Short Fiction.

The winner in each category will be awarded a  €500 cash prize and the opportunity to read at the 36th annual Cúirt International Festival of Literature which will take place in Galway between Wednesday, 21st and Sunday, 25th April 2021.

This year poet Stephen Sexton will judge the Poetry Prize and author Colin Barrett will judge the Short Fiction.

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