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The Moth Nature Writing Prize 2023



Posted on 7 June 2023

30 September 2023

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone over the age of 16.

Short descriprion
The competition is organized by The Month, an international arts and literature magazine, based in Ireland.

The Moth Nature Writing Prize aims to encourage and celebrate the art of nature writing. It is awarded annually to an unpublished piece of prose or poetry which best combines exceptional literary merit with an exploration of the writer’s relationship with the natural world. 

There is a 4,000 maximum word limit. 

Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been published.

The judge is Kathleen Jamie

Entry fee
The entry fee is €15 per entry.

• 1st prize: 1,000 and a week at Circle of Misse in France
• 2nd prize: 500 €
• 3rd prize: 250 €

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.