Creative writing competition: Fish Short Memoir Prize


15 November 2021
Win a €1,000 first prize for life writing up to 4,000 words

The annual international Fish Short Memoir Prize from Fish Publishing has a first prize of €1,000, a second prize of an online Fish Publishing writing course plus €200 and a third prize of €200. The best ten memoirs will be published in the Fish Anthology 2022. The judge for 2022 is Qian Julie Wang, author of Beautiful Country.

To enter, send original, unpublished memoirs up to 4,000 words, on any theme and in any style.

The online entry fee is €18 for the first memoir and €10 for any subsequent entries.

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The closing date is 31 January 2022.

For full details see the website.


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