Competitions

Here at Listowel Writers’ Week we are committed to celebrating literary talent. Our extensive catalogue of competitions aim to both encourage and promote this wonderful talent. The continued support of our sponsors and patrons affords us a prize fund of up to €30,000 that is awarded across 8 categories including the prestigious Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award and Pigott Poetry Prize.

13th February 2023

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PIGOTT POETRY PRIZE

1st March 2023

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KERRY GROUP IRISH NOVEL OF THE YEAR

6th March 2023

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POETRY COLLECTION AWARD

6th March 2023

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BRYAN MACMAHON SHORT STORY AWARD

6th March 2023

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Nilsson Local Heritage Writing Award

6th March 2023

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EAMON KEANE FULL LENGTH PLAY AWARD

6th March 2023

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DUAIS FORAS NA GAEILGE

6th March 2023

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CREATIVE WRITING FOR ADULTS WITH LEARNING DIFFICULTIES/DISABILITIES

6th March 2023

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WRITING IN PRISONS AWARD

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