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The Moth Short Story Prize 2023


Friday, June 30, 2023


Entry Fees

€15 per story


1st prize €3,000, 2nd prize a week-long writing retreat at Circle of Misse in France plus open travel stipend, 3rd prize €1,000. Winning story published as part of the summer fiction series in the Irish Times, while the 2nd and 3rd-prize-winning stories will be published in the Irish Times online.


Judged by Ottessa Moshfegh, The Moth Short Story Prize is open to anyone over 16, as long as their story is previously unpublished. The word limit is 3,000 and the story can be on any subject or theme.

Contact Information

[email protected] 00 353 87 2657251


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