Mairtin Crawford Awards
The Crescent and Belfast Book Festival is pleased to announce the submission window for the 6th Mairtín Crawford Poetry Award and the 5th Mairtín Crawford Short Story Award is now open.
The Awards are aimed at writers working towards their first full collection of poetry, short stories, or a novel. Both published and unpublished writers are invited to submit between 3-5 poems for the poetry award, and a short story of up to 2,500 words for the short story award, with the only stipulation being that they have not yet published a full collection of poetry, short stories, or a novel.
The Winners of each Award will receive a Cash Prize of £500 and a 5-night stay at The River Mill Writing Retreat.
The 2 Runners Up for each Award will receive a cash prize of £250.
The deadline for submissions is Midnight (UK time) May 1st 2022.