Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Listowel - young writers' competition

Kerry County Council Creative Writing Competitions for Youth

Competition Details
Submissions may be in the form of poems, short stories or essays. Name and address of entrant, school and age category should appear on each entry, particularly if submitting more than one entry.


Creative Writing for 9 years and under
Maximum 300 words

Creative Writing for 12 years and under
Maximum 500 words

Creative Writing for 14 years and under
Maximum 500 words

Creative Writing for 16 years and under
Maximum 1,000 words

Creative Writing for 18 years and under
Maximum 1,000 words

Kerry County Council

Entry Fee

1. The Closing Date for receipt of entries is:
Friday 26th February 2010.

2. Entries must not have been previously published.

3. Entries must be typed

4. Please retain a copy, as entries shall not be returned.

5. Please submit your name and contact details on a separate sheet. No indication of the entrant's identity should appear on the competition entry (with the exception of The Kerry County Council Creative Writing Competition for Youth).

6. Entries may be in Irish or in English / Is féidir iontrálacha a bheith i mBéarla nó i nGaeilge.

7. Please identify the specific competition for which you are entering on the outside of the envelope.

8. The appropriate entry fee must be included with each entry; otherwise the entry will not be adjudicated.

9. An unlimited number of entries may be submitted for the competitions with the exception of The Seanchaí/Storytelling competition and The Fiction Slam Competition

10. The adjudicator's verdict is final.

11. Winners only will be notified.

12. No correspondence shall be entered into regarding competition entries.

13. Awards may not be presented where an appropriate standard is not achieved.

14. Writers' Week reserves the right to withhold or to publish winning entries in the publication "Winners' Anthology 2010".

15. Payments can be made by cheque (payable to Writers' Week Ltd) or by Laser/Credit Card (fee of €4 per transaction for Credit Card and fee of €2 for Laser Card). Please do not send cash.

Submit Entries To
Kerry County Council Creative Writing Competitions for Youth
Writers' Week Ltd
24 The Square

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the post hoping many professional writers join on this competition.