Competitions – 

ENTRIES FOR THE FLASH FICTION & POETRY COMPETITIONS ARE NOW CLOSED


2016 Poetry Competition

(Entrants over 18)



2016 Flash Fiction Competition

(Entrants over 18)



Judge: Colette Bryce

Number of entries: Unlimited

Maximum Number of lines per poem: 40


Prizes

1st. Prize €500.00

2nd. Prize €350.00

3rd. Prize €150.00


Entry Fee

€5 per poem

Closed




Judge: Anthony Glavin

Number of entries: Unlimited

Maximum Number of words per story: 500


Prizes

1st. Prize €500.00

2nd. Prize €350.00

3rd. Prize €150.00


Entry Fee

€10 per entry

Closed




How to Enter:

You may enter by POST or by EMAIL.
For Postal Entries, please download and complete an entry form and enclose with your entry and payment.
For Email Entries, please see details below with PayPal Instructions.

Send Postal Entries to:

Deborah Powell,
Secretary,
Dromineer Literary Festival,
Ballycommon,
Nenagh,
Co. Tipperary.

email: Deborah Powell

Conditions:

Entry implies acceptance of all rules; failure to comply with all rules results in disqualification. 

Copyright remains with the author subject to Dromineer Literary Festival having the right to first publication.

The decision of the judge is final. No correspondence will be entered into.

Dromineer COMPETITION RULES

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RULES:
Entry implies acceptance of all rules; failure to comply with all rules results in disqualification. 
Submissions accepted from poets/writers of any nationality, from any country.
Entrants must be aged over 18 years
No poet/writer may win more than one prize.
The judges’ decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into.

Poems: 
must be in English, must each be no longer than 40 lines (that does not include the title). 
must show title & poem only, must not show poet’s name or any other identifying marks on submitted poems.
must be the original work of the entrant.
must not have been previously broadcast or published (in print or online), or placed in any previous competition.
There is no limit on number of poems submitted; no alterations accepted after submission.
Copyright remains with the author subject to Dromineer Literary Festival having the right to first publication;
Fees: All entries must be accompanied by submission fees of  €5 per poem.
Cheque/Money-Order: payable to Dromineer Literary Festival
By Post: Please download the entry form.
Online, please see below for details.
Entries will not be returned, so make sure you keep a copy.


Flash Fiction: 
must be in English, must each be no longer than 500 words (that does not include the title). 
must show title &  story only, must not show poet’s name or any other identifying marks on submitted poems.
must be double spaced.
must be the original work of the entrant.
must not have been previously broadcast or published (in print or online) or placed in any previous competition.
There is no limit on the number of stories submitted; no alterations accepted after submission.
Copyright remains with the author subject to Dromineer Literary Festival having the right to first publication;
Fees: All entries must be accompanied by submission fees of €10 per story.
Cheque/Money-Order: payable to Dromineer Literary Festival
By Post: Please download the entry form.
Entries will not be returned, so make sure you keep a copy.


For Email Entries please follow these instructions precisely:

1. Ensure your poem(s) or flash fiction story/stories are in Word (.doc) or PDF format only

2. Pay the appropriate fee via PayPal (see below)

3. Make a note of your PayPal Receipt Number and the Amount Paid.

4. Construct an email as follows:

In the email Subject, please put "Dromineer Poetry / Flash Fiction Competition"

In the Body of the email, please include:

* Your Name, Address and Phone number

* A List of the Titles

* The Amount Paid and your PayPal Receipt Number (see note below).

In Attachments:

Attach your entries as Word (.doc) or PDF documents

5. Send your entry to: Entries@dromineerliteraryfestival.ie

You will receive an automated reply.



Note: If the Entrant's name differs from the PayPal account holder's name, please make this clear in your entry email.

Poems and Stories must be entered separately.

The PayPal option allows for up to 10 poems or 5 stories.  You may enter additional poems or stories in a new email entry.

Currency conversion for the purpose of this competition (subject to change):

5.00 Euro = £4.00 Sterling = US$7.00 

For PayPal Payments, please select from the choices below and click Buy Now.
Poem Entries
Flash Fiction Entries