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Fish Publishing Short Story Prize

Age limit: None
Open to all nationalities, maximum word count: 5,000, there is no restriction on theme or style.
The winning stories must be available for the Fish Anthology, and therefore must not have been published previously.
Fish holds publishing rights for one year after publication, after which publishing rights revert to the author.
Entry fee: €20
Entry fee with feedback: €70

Ten stories will be published in the FISH ANTHOLOGY 2021. (First, second, third and seven honourable mentions)

FIRST – €3,000 – (€1,000 of which is for travel expenses to the launch of the Anthology) plus a week long fiction writing workshop during the West Cork Literary Festival.

SECOND – a week at Anam Cara Writers’ and Artists’ Retreat in West Cork’s Beara Peninsula, and €300 travel expenses. For information about past winners of second prize and their residencies, see here.

THIRD – €300

Seven Honourable Mentions – €200 each

The ten published authors will each receive five copies of the Anthology and will be invited to read at the launch during the West Cork Literary Festival in July.

Final Deadline:

30th Nov.

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