The Moth Nature Writing Prize

Deadline: 15 Sep 2022

The Moth Nature Writing Prize 2022 is now open for submissions.

Max Porter, award-winning author of Lanny and Grief is the Thing with Feathers, will judge the competition. The Prize will be awarded to an unpublished piece of prose or poetry which best combines exceptional literary merit with an exploration of the writer’s relationship with the natural world. 

The prize is open to anyone over the age of sixteen, as long as the work is original and previously unpublished. The winning piece will be published in the winter issue of The Moth, and the winner will receive €1,000 plus a week-long stay at Circle of Misse in France. Closing date 15 September 2022.

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