2021 Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Competition

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2021 Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Competition


2021 Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Competition

The Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Competition is an annual short story competition sponsored by the Munster Literature Centre, a non-profit arts organization based in Cork city, Ireland.


The competition is open to all writers’ from any region and it only accepts original, unpublished, and unbroadcast short stories in the English language.


Maximum or minimum number of 3,000 words per each story and The story can be on any subject, in any style.


The judge for the 2021 competition is Simon Van Booy.



Competition and Submissions open:
1 of May 2021

Competition and Submissions close:
31 of July 2021






Every applicant is expected to pay an Entry fee of €18 per story

Prizes to be won
1st prize: €2,000, with publication in the literary journal Southword, a week-long residency at Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat.

2nd prize: €500 and publication in Southword.

Four Runners-Up: €250 and publication in Southword.

Competition website
Visit the  official competition website Here

Author: Isaacoed Buchi Jamie


Isaacoed Buchi Jamie

Isaacoed Buchi Jamie

Isaacoed Buchi Jamie is a content writer, entrepreneur, and founder of Be first African Initiative, a non-profit organization based in Abuja, Nigeria which focuses on harnessing the strength and potentials of young minds for the purpose of transforming them to be an agent of positive change and impact. He is a Healthcare service professional, and an Experienced Electrocardiograph Technician with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital, health care industry, and non-profit Organisations. He is Skilled in Personal & identity Branding, Personal Development, Organizational Leadership, Fiction & Creative Writing, and Website Development. Also Focused on Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Physiological Procedures.

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