The Moth International Short Story Prize 2019
Total awards: 4250 €
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Info & Rules

Contest info

Description

The Moth Short Story Prize is an important date on the literary calendar. Every year, a single judge is asked to choose three winning stories, to feature in the autumn issue of The Moth. 

Previous judges include Martina Evans, John Boyne, Donal Ryan, Belinda McKeon, Mike McCormack and Kevin Barry.

Previous winners include Marc Phillips, Nikki McWatters, June Caldwell and Caoilinn Hughes. 

This year’s judge is Kit de Waal. 

De Waal worked for fifteen years in criminal and family law, was a magistrate for several years and sits on adoption panels. Her writing has received numerous awards, including the Bridport Flash Fiction Prize 2014 and 2015, the SI Leeds Literary Reader's Choice Prize 2014 and the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year. Her debut novel My Name is Leon was published in 2016.  

Number of winners

3

Status

completed

Host

The Moth

Category:

Writing

Sub-category:

Short Story

Start date

30 May 2019  -  30 June 2019

Registration

30 May 2019  -  30 June 2019

Voting

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Awards

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Prizes

1st prize €30002nd prize week-long writing retreat at Circle of Misse in France plus €250 travel stipend3rd prize €1000

Restrictions

restrictions
Age restriction: 16 /

Available for citizens: Worldwide