Creative writing competition: Mairtín Crawford Awards for Poetry and Short Story

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The competition for emerging writers has a £500 prize in each category

The Belfast Book Festival is inviting entries for the Mairtín Crawford Awards for Poetry and Short Story.

The Awards are aimed at emerging writers who have not yet published a full collection of poetry or short stories, or a novel.

There is a £500 in each category and prize winners will be invited to read at the Belfast Book Festival .

Enter 3-5 poems or short stories up to 2,500 words.

There is a £6 fee per entry.

The closing date is 29 April.

For full details see the website.

 

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