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The Moth International Short Story Prize 2014

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Deadline

Monday, June 30, 2014

Categories

Entry Fees

€9 per story

Prizes

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)

Description

Open to anyone, as long as the work is original and previously unpublished.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.”

Contact Information

enquiries@themothmagazine.com

Website

http://www.themothmagazine.com/

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