The Moth Short Story Prize
Deadline: June 30, 2018
The Moth Short Story Prize is an important date on the literary calendar. Every year, a single judge is asked to choose three winning stories to feature in the autumn issue of The Moth, an international art & literature magazine based in Ireland.
- 1st prize €3,000
- 2nd prize a week at Circle of Misse in France plus €250 travel stipend
- 3rd prize €1,000
This year's judge is Kevin Barry, former winner of The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Prize, The European Prize for Literature and the IMPAC Prize, and his latest novel Beatlebone was awarded the Goldsmiths Prize.
The Prize is open to anyone (over 16) as long as the work is original and previously unpublished. Enter from any country. Stories can be on any subject or theme. There is a word limit of 5,000. The entry fee is €12 per story.
Former winners include Georgina Aboud (UK), Nikki McWatters (Australia) and Marc Phillips (USA). Read about the winner of last year's Moth Short Story Prize in the Irish Times.