Saturday, January 24, 2015

People's College Short Story Competition

The People's College Short Story Competition is open for submissions and I'm delighted to be judging the entries. Here's what they have to say......

'Stories can be on any topic topic up to a limit of 2,500 words, typed 1.5 or double spaced on A4 paper, single-sided, with numbered pages securely fastened. There is no limit to the number of entries submitted.

1st prize €1,000, 2nd prize €750, 3rd prize €500

Closing date February 28 2015

Judge: award-winning author Niamh Boyce

A short list will be published on the People’s College website in April 2015 and the winners will be announced at an event in the Teachers’ Club, Parnell Square, in May/June 2015. Winning stories will be published on the website and the first prize winner will also be published in our 2015 newsletter. Please submit your stories to

Entry fee per story €10

Stories will be judged anonymously. Entrant’s name should not appear anywhere on the story. Contact details should only appear on a separate entry form, available online or from the competition flyer.

Stories can be emailed to under subject heading ‘Short Story competition’ or can be sent by post to The People’s College, 31 Parnell Square, Dublin 1.'

For more details, or to enter clickity click HERE

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