Focal – Wexford Literary Festival, in conjunction with Wexford County Council, launched in November 2015 a new annual international short story competition. This is an open competition for a short story, with no restriction on the subject matter.
Entries must be between 1,800 and 2,000 words in length.
Entries must be in English.
Entries must be the original work of the author and must not have been previously published either in writing or electronically. Entries which have received awards in other competitions are also ineligible.
• 1st prize: 1,000 €
• 2nd prize: 500 €
• 3rd prize: 350 €