Moth Short Story Competition – Win €3,000

Moth Short Story Competition

Writers from all across the world are invited to apply for the Moth Short Story Competition. Applicants can enter more than one Stories. This Moth Short Story Competition is arranged every year.

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Moth Short Story Competition – Judgement:

An author is asked to anonymously judge all the entries that are sent and 3 winners are chosen. Reputed authors such as Martina Evans and Donal Ryan are chosen to judge the competition.

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Brief Description:

  • Location: Online
  • Program type: Competition
  • Program level: Anyone above 16 years
  • Number of Prizes: 3
  • Deadline: 30 June 2020

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be older than 16 years.
  • The entry must be the original work of the sender. It should never have been published, or broadcast, online or otherwise.
  • Applicants should make sure that their submissions stay within a word limit of 5,000.

Moth Short Story Competition – Prizes:

A total of 3 top winners are chosen and given prizes.

  1. 1st Prize: €3000
  2. 2nd Prize: A writing retreat in France for a duration of one week ( plus €250 as travel allowance)
  3. 3rd Prize: €1000

How to Enter:

There is an entry fee worth €15 Per story.

Applicants can enter online (Application Link is given below) or send it by post. To enter by post applicants should print the application form and send it with the fee and submission to the following address:

The Moth Short Story Prize

The Moth, Arden Grange, Milltown
Ireland H14K768

Application Link

Official Website: Click Here

Frequently Asked Questions:

What should the language of submission be?

All entries are to be made in the English language. This is the Language rule of the Short Story Competition.

Who is the judge in Moth Short Story Competition?

This time, the Moth Short Story Competition is being judged by Mark Haddon.

Last Updated: 02 March 2020