16 & Under, Flash Fiction Competition 2019

This Year’s Kanturk Arts Festival takes place from Thursday 14th March to Monday 18th March 2019.

Flash Fiction Prizes

  • 1st €50

  • 2nd €20

Your Flash Fiction entry can be inspired by, suggested by, or based on, one of the accompanying images

 

 

 

RULES

  • No entry form is needed.

  • There is no entry fee for this competition.

  • You must be between 13 and 16 years of age. (If you are 16 you are eligible to enter.)

  • Entry can be ONLINE or by POST.

  • Only TYPED entries will be accepted by post these must be double-spaced and printed on only one side of the page.

  • The competition is open to writers of any nationality writing in English.

  • Maximum number of words is 300.

  • Your entry must be original and must not have been previously published in print or online, been broadcast or have won a prize.

  • The judge’s verdict is final. No correspondence will be entered into.

  • If the judge deems a sufficiently high standard hasn’t been reached, no prizes will be awarded.

  • Stories cannot be altered or substituted once they have been entered.

  • All stories must have a title.

  • Only one entry per person.

  • Entry is taken to be acceptance of these rules.

  • All entries must be submitted no later than 11 pm Wednesday, November 28th, 2018.

Winners will be contacted by email on the 28th of February 2019.

How to Enter Online

To enter online, click: Enter Flash Fiction Contest
and follow the instructions.
MAKE SURE YOUR NAME AND CONTACT DETAILS ARE NOT IN THE BODY OF YOUR ENTRY
(Judging is done anonymously.) Your entry and name are linked automatically when you enter. Receipt of entry will be by email only.

By Post

Send your typed entries only to:

Kanturk Arts Festival.

Raveloe,

Curragh Court,

Kanturk,

Co.Cork.

  • The Flash Fiction Prize will be judged anonymously, so please do not put your name or contact details on any of your entry’s pages. Instead, include all contact details on a separate sheet of paper.

  • Receipt of entry will be by email only.

  • Entries will not be returned.

Image reproduced with the kind permission of Viv Buckley, Digital Artist