Friday, January 3, 2014

Fish Short Memoir Competition

The Fish Short Memoir Competition, with a prize of €1,000, closes on 31 January 2014.

Dermot Healy, who was a judge for the first Fish Short Story Prize in 1994, and has been an Honorary Patron ever since, will select the ten memoirs for inclusion in the 2014 Fish Anthology. He is the author of the memoir, The Bend for Home, five books of poetry, eight plays, a collection of short stories and four novels.

The Fish Short Memoir Prize is a chance to get your memoir published in the 2014 Fish Anthology to be launched during the West Cork Literary Festival, in July 2014. Fish will publish the ten best short memoirs as chosen by Dermot Healy.

Full details on the website. The results will be published on 10 April 2014, the Anthology published in July 2014. Max length: 4,000 words. Submission Fee: €16 for the first, €10 thereafter.

Submissions must not have been published previously, and must be eligible for publication in the Fish Anthology.

If you would like to refine your Memoir writing skills, you might like to take advantage of their Memoir Writing Course.

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