Announcement of Shortlists for Literary Competitions

WWSu-3763We would like to thank everyone who submitted their short stories, essays, poems and plays for our 2015 Literary Competitions and we encourage you to continue writing and submitting your work. The winners of all categories will be announced at the Opening Ceremony of Listowel Writers’ Week tomorrow evening Wednesday 27th May. Meanwhile, we are delighted to announce the shortlists in each category:

The Bryan MacMahon Short Story Award

Chris Connolly, Georgina Eddison, Martin Keating, Joan Power and Joseph Sweeney

Duais Foras Na Gaeilge

Eibhlis Carcione, Simon O’Faolain, Ceaití Ní Bheildiúin, Realtán Ní Leannain

Eamon Keane Full Length Play Award

Sean P. Mario, Ian MacPherson. Liam McCarthy, Sadhbh Moriarty and Fergal O’Bryne

The Single Poetry Competition

Bogusia Wardein, Kathryn Burke, Jerm Curtin, Bennet McNiff and Alan Weadick

The Poetry Collection Competition

Mark Barker, Richard Cox, Winifred McNulty, Paul McMahon and Alan Weadick

Listowel Writers’ Week Originals Short Poem Competition

Caroline Bracken, Lorraine Carey, Davnet Heery, Jessica McGee

Listowel Writers’ Week Originals Humorous Essay Competition

Ronan Colgan, Rose Servitova, Joseph Sweeney and John Verling

Listowel Writers’ Week Originals Short Story Competition

P.S. Jackson, Noel King, Una Mannion and Fiona Whyte