Friday, 5 December 2008

BRIAN MOORE SHORT STORY AWARD

"I don't think the short story is dying. All the people that say that, the short story will be at their funeral." Richard Bausch

The Brian Moore Short Story Award 2009, judged by Richard Bausch, is now open!

Anyone who has read The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne or Black Robe (or, indeed, seen the films) will know what a compassionate and stunning writer Moore was.

Deadline 1st March 2009

1st Prize £750
2nd Prize £300
3rd Prize £200

Word count limit: 2000

Open to Irish writers and to writers of Irish descent living anywhere in the world.

This year’s judge, the renowned American short-story writer, Richard Bausch will be in Belfast in May 2009 to announce the contest winners.

Full contest entry details here.

REMINDER: FULL DETAILS OF MITCHELSTOWN SHORT STORY PRIZE CLOSING 12TH DECEMBER HERE

2 comments:

thegirlwhosafraidoffoxes said...

Richard Bausch - yet another of the many talented Richards (Ford, yates, Brautigan, Powers) Thanks for the heads up - I've no excuse if it's not till March 1st!

Women Rule Writer said...

Yes, indeed. It seems to be an auspicious name. I wonder how many of the entries Richard B will actually get to read? I like to know this stuff...