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Short Story Competition

Following the success of the 2015 inaugural short story competition, Books Ireland  have reopened the competition for 2016 as part of their 40th anniversary celebrations.

First prize includes a cash prize, publication in Books Ireland magazine and a place on a writing course at the Irish Writers Centre, Dublin.

The stories will be adjudicated by Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin, founder of, literary agent and author. Closing date is 31st August 2016.

Competition guidelines are available at

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