IT Tallaght Short Story Competition

IT Tallaght Shorts 2018

The ITT Short Story Competition is run by the Institute of Technology Tallaght, in conjunction with South Dublin County Council, and in association with the Red Line Book Festival, and is free to enter. Entries should be submitted via the online form between 14.00 GMT (Irish Time), on July 2nd, 2018 and 12.00 GMT (Irish Time) on August 13th, 2018. No late entries will be accepted. No physical or printed copies will be accepted.  Entries must be in short story format (a short work of fiction) between 1,500 and 2,000 words long, and should be completely the entrant’s own work written in English (high standard), original, unpublished. There is no restriction on theme or style, however the planned 2018 anthology will be called Stand Fast! and they are looking for strong stories that (even loosely) reflect this title.  IMPORTANT: falsification of information and/or identity, plagiarism, racial discrimination and bigotry will see entries disqualified.

The judges’ decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into. No criticism or advice will be provided.

Contest Prizes:

  1. First Prize:         €500
  2. Second Prize:   €250
  3. Third Prize:        €150

It is the intention of the organisers that the winning and short listed entries maybe published in an anthology, or other format. Non-prize winning published entries will receive no remuneration.

You must read the Rules, and Terms and Conditions and agree to these before you can submit your entry. Queries before submission should only relate to the contest rules or if there are difficulties in submission. Queries should be sent via e-mail to ritt@ittdublin.ie. 

ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY IRISH TIME (GMT) 12.00 ON AUGUST 13th, 2018 AND CAN ONLY BE SUBMITTED VIA THIS ONLINE FORM.
Submissions will be accepted from 14.00 (GMT) on July 2nd, 2018.

To see the the full rules and guidelines click here .

Sarah Brooks

Sarah Brooks

Sarah has worked in marketing and content creation for many years. In her role at Newsgroup, she is the online editor of www.newsgroup.ie with a particular interest in local news and events. Sarah also works closely with our editorial team on our printed editions in Tallaght, Lucan, Clondalkin and Rathcoole/Saggart. If you have a story and would like to make contact please email Sarah at info@newsgroup.ie.

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