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.
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The competition is for original, unpublished and unbroadcast short stories in the English language of 3,000 words or fewer.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.
€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.
For further information visit the official competition website.