The contest is organised by by the Munster Literature Centre.
Entries must be original, unpublished and unbroadcast short story in the English language of 3,000 words or fewer. The story can be on any subject, in any style.
First prize: €2,000, publication in the literary journal Southword, a week-long residency at Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat.
Second prize: €500 and publication in Southword.
Each entry must be accompanied by an entry fee of of €15, US $20 or £15.