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June 2018
  • ‘"I'm writing a book." The very phrase seems self-indulgent and strange, more so at a time when we count the words and minutes, even the characters and the seconds.
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The Moth Short Story Prize 2018


Closing date: 
30 June 2018
Any writer over 18 with an unpublished story Entry fee €12 per story
1st prize €3,000, 2nd prize week-long writing retreat in France plus €250 travel stipend and 3rd prize €1,000

The Moth Short Story Prize is an important date on the literary calendar. Every year, a single judge is asked to choose three winning stories to feature in the autumn issue of The Moth.  Read more