Tuesday, 30 December 2008


Painting by Anthony Ulinski

The Fish One-Page Prize (Flash Fiction), with Arthur Mathews as judge, is now open for entries.

The top ten stories will be published in the 2009 Fish Anthology in July.

First prize is €1,000, with €50 each for the nine runners-up.

Closing 20th March 2009

Results announced 30 April

Word limit: 300 words

Winning stories must be available for the Anthology, and therefore not have been published previously.

Entry fee €12 per story on-line

Postal entry costs €15 each. Send to Fish Publishing, Durrus, Bantry, Co Cork, Ireland.

There is no entry form. Entry is taken as acceptance of the rules of the competition.

For complete details and on-line entry see their site here.


BarbaraS said...

Is that Arthur Matthews as in Father Ted fame...? ooo.

Totalfeckineejit said...

Ahoy there!300 words by 20th March and 9 runners up? OOhh!Surely I can manage that.After missing da Wilderness Herald short story boat -this could be the ideal ocean for the maiden voyage of daeejits first ever story.But come April I wonder will I be hoisting da main sail or walking de plank? I've gone all things nautical for no particular reason whatsover,Splice me barnacles,it just came over me- like a wave.

Women Rule Writer said...

Hi B - yes, apparently it is. Not sure of his flashing (!?) credentials, but he is a good writer in other genres.

Ooh ar, Total, lad, you learn the sea by sailing it. Have a go!