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Thursday, May 03, 2007

Flosca Short Story Competition & Irish Language Poetry Competition

INTRODUCING:
Flosca Short Story Competition
and
Flosca Irish Language Poetry Competition
29 April, Town Hall Bar and Studio, 7:30 pm

Attention, writers!

Join us for the launch of two new writing contests hosted by Flosca Teo.

The event will feature readings by poet Louis de Paor and novelist Mike McCormack, with an introduction by Caroline Walsh, Literary Editor of The Irish Times.

Flosca Teo is a new web-based publishing company, founded by writers, with the mission to provide outlets for new work by writers in Ireland and abroad. Our website, http://www.flosca.com

FLOSCA [fluh-ska] --noun: the Irish genetive singular for flux: a flowing or flow; the flowing in of the tide; continuous change, passage, or movement; the rate of flow of fluid, particles or energy; a quantity expressing the field of force in a given area


Flosca Short Story Competition

Deadline: 15 December, 2007.
Word Limit: 3500 words.
To enter: Visit http://www.flosca.com

Entry Fee: €12.50

1st Prize: €1000 + Publication in the Prize-winners’ Chapbook.

2nd Prize: €250 + Publication in the Prize-winners’ Chapbook.

3rd Prize: €50 + Publication in the Prize-winners’ Chapbook.

Competition opens for entry 29 April, 2007.


Flosca Irish Language Poetry Competition

Deadline: 15 December, 2007.
Word Limit: 100 words.
To enter: Visit http://www.flosca.com

Entry Fee: €5.00

1st Prize: €500 + Publication in the Prize-winners’ Chapbook.

2nd Prize: €200 + Publication in the Prize-winners’ Chapbook.

3rd Prize: €50 + Publication in the Prize-winners’ Chapbook.

Competition opens for entry 29 April, 2007.

The judges for both competitions will be announced at the Flosca launch at the CĂșirt Literature Festival this coming Sunday