top of page

Short Story Competition 2022

A great writing opportunity for writers and aspiring writers everywhere!

We will once again be running a short story competition, to tie in with this year's Mani Lit Fest and we are excited to announce that our judge this year is Denise Barnes (AKA Molly Green).

This year's prize is €30 worth of books of your choice (from Book Depository).


The theme of this year's competition is 'Memory'.  You are free to interpret the theme in any way you choose.

We are looking for fiction, with a maximum of 2000 words (no minimum).

The competition is free to enter

The competition is open to all (including all participants in Mani Lit Fest, with the exception of any organisers directly involved in running the competition).

Send your entry to by the closing date of 30th November 2022.


Please send your entry in English and in either .doc or .docx format.


All entries will be judged anonymously. Please include your full contact details only in the body of the email when you enter.

The winning entry will be announced on Christmas Eve 2022 and published on our website.  The winning writer retains all rights to their work.

bottom of page