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The Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Competition 2023



Posted on 14 May 2023

31 July 2023

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone.

Short description

The Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Competition is an annual competition sponsored by the Munster Literature Centre, a non-profit arts organisation based in Cork city, Ireland.

The competition is for original, unpublished and unbroadcast short stories in the English language of 3,000 words or fewer.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.

Entry fee
€19 per story

• 1st prize: 2,000 €, publication in the literary journal Southword, a week-long residency at Anam Cara Writer's and Artist's Retreat.
• 2nd prize: 500 € and publication in Southword.
• Four Runners-Up: 250 € and publication in Southword.

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.