Monday, November 1, 2010

Francis Mac Manus Competition

(Free Entry)

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the RTÉ Radio 1 Francis MacManus Short Story Competition, which over the years has proved to be the launching pad for many renowned Irish writers.

The competition, which was founded to commemorate the writer and broadcaster, Francis Mac Manus, has been a source of encouragement and inspiration to thousands of emerging writers over the years and continues to offer a platform for the best of new Irish writing.

The author of the overall winning story will receive €3,000 with prizes of €2,000 and €1,000 awarded to the second and third prize winners.

Entries should be written for radio and should be within the range of 1,800 to 2,000 words.

RTÉ Radio 1 will broadcast each of the winning stories and all of the shortlisted entries.

The closing date for entries is Friday 31st December 2010 and the results will be announced in May 2011.

Click on link below for entry form etc

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