Competition alert!

The deadline for entries has now passed. No further submissions will be counted.

It’s competition time!
Liverpool Irish Festival and Liverpool Year of Writing seek unique and incredible stories about and by Irish people and Ireland’s influence and impact on Liverpool. We’re looking for stories that connect with this year’s Festival theme, ‘exchange‘. We want no more than 250 words and you can submit memoir, Flash Fiction, poetry, haiku, etc. All formats accepted. Winning entries will
  • be published in the Festival newspaper (distributed to 20,000 people!)
  • published online, and
  • top entries will win a book voucher from Bold Street Liverpool’s News from Nowhere.
The deadline for entries is 1 Aug 2021 at midnight. Please, click here to submit your work. Forfurther information on ‘exchange’, use this link.

Notes for particpants

This comeptition is open to any writer of any age and from anywhere, so long as the work fits the brief. There is no cash prize. Representatives from Liverpool Year of Writing, Writing on the Wall and Liverpool Irish Festival will form the selection panel.