CAROUSEL AWARE PRIZE for INDEPENDENTLY PUBLISHED AUTHORS - will close on the 29th April 2016!!! This competition is for all non-traditionally published books with ISBNs published in the last five years. (Limited to those resident in Northern/Southern Ireland)
The cost of entry is €50, most of which will go directly to mental health charity Aware. The Competition is sponsored by DUBRAY BOOKS & EASONS.....GET SUBMITTING FOLKS!! Full Details here.....http://writingcap.ie/
The 6 categories are: Best Novel to be judged by International Bestselling Author Jax Miller.
Best Short Story Anthology to be judged by Bord Gáis Award Winning Author Louise Phillips.
Best Non-Fiction Book to be judged by Books Ireland Magazine Editor Tony Canavan
Best Poetry Anthology to be judged by Award Winning Poet and Writer Eileen Casey.
Best Young Adult Book to be judged by Bestselling Young Adult Novelist Claire Hennessy.
Best Junior Book to be judged by Novelist Carolann Copland in conjunction with St. Comcille’s Junior National School, Knocklyon.
Carolann Copland of Carousel Creates says, "These awards aim to provide a platform to showcase the cream of Irish Self-Published authors, bringing them to the attention of book shops, distributors and the media in Ireland and abroad. Self-publishing is changing the face of publishing world wide and we think that Ireland could do with a little nudge to help it along."