Mercier Press announce fiction competition for first-time authors

Ireland’s oldest independent publishing house, Mercier Press has launched a fantastic competition to find a first-time fiction author with the potential to become a bestselling writer. The Mercier Press Fiction Competition will be accepting manuscripts from unpublished authors from 21 September 2016 to 1 February 2017.  In addition to a publishing deal, the winner will […]

2015 Dromineer Literary Festival writing competitions

Dromineer Literary Festival 2015 takes place from October 1st to 4th. Entries are now open for the poetry and flash fiction competitions. Details as follows:- 2015 POETRY COMPETITION (Entrants over 18)     Judge: Thomas McCarthy Number of entries: Unlimited Maximum Number of lines per poem: 40   Prizes 1st. Prize €500.00 2nd. Prize €350.00 […]