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The Moth International Short Story Prize 2014

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Monday, June 30, 2014


Entry Fees

€9 per story


1st prize €3,000, 2nd prize €1,000, 3rd prize a week-long writing retreat at Circle of Misse in France (inc. €250 for travel)


Open to anyone, as long as the work is original and previously unpublished. The word limit is 6,000. This year’s competition will be judged by Mike McCormack, a recipient of the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature whose debut short story collection was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. His novel Notes from a Coma was shortlisted for the Irish Book of the Year Award and was described in the Irish Times as “the greatest Irish novel of the decade just ended.”

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