Nilsson Local Heritage Writing Award

This Award is for the best book on Local Heritage and History by an Irish author/authors published between the 1st March 2023 – 1st March 2024. It has a total prize fund of €1,400. The winning author/authors prize is €1,000 and the 2nd prize is €400.


Friday 2nd February 2024


Friday 8th March 2024

Prize Fund:  €1,400

  • Please submit 2 copies of each book to Listowel Writers’ Week office by the 1st March 2024.
  • The book must be about the local heritage and history in Kerry.
  • The book must have been published between 1st March 2023 – 1st March 2024
  • This Competition CANNOT be entered online. Two copies of each entry must be submitted by post to Nilsson Local Heritage Writing Award, Listowel Writers’ Week, 24 The Square, Listowel, Co Kerry V31 RD93
  • NO Application Form Required
  • For Competition Rules click HERE


Sponsor: The Nilsson Family

Entry Fee: Free of Charge