Creative writing competition: The 2022 Mairtín Crawford Awards


14 February 2022
The Awards are aimed at writers working towards their first full collection of poetry or short stories, or a novel

Writers entering the competition, from the Belfast Book Festival, may be published or unpublished, but must not yet have published a full collection, or a novel.

The Awards are given for poetry (submit 3-5 poems) and short stories (submit stories up to 2,500 words). The winner in each category will receive £500 and a five-night stay at The River Mill Writing Retreat. Two runners up (one in each category) will both get £250.

The submission fee is £6.

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The closing date is 1 May.

For full details see the website.