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2022 COMPETITIONS

Kerry Group Novel of the Year Award 2021 – Kindly sponsored by Kerry Group PLC

 

Winner: Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan

Shortlisted:

  • Nora by Nuala O’Connor
  • White City by Kevin Power
  • Bright Burning Things by Lisa Harding
  • The Raptures by Jan Carson

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Pigott Poetry Prize Award 2021 – Kindly sponsored by Mark Pigott KBE and the Pigott Family

 

Winner: American Mules by Martina Evans

Shortlisted:

  • Shoulder Tap by Maurice Riordan
  • Howdie-Skelp by Paul Muldoon

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Bryan MacMahon Short Story Award – Kindly sponsored by Bill Walsh & Family, Aspire Technology Ltd

 

Winner:  Stonewall by Mike Guerin

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Poetry Collection – Kindly sponsored by Tim Costello, Profile Developments

 

Winner: Scenes from a Boneyard by Lorraine McArdle

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Duais Foras na Gaeilge – Kindly sponsored by Foras na Gaeilge

Winner:  Focal ar Fhocal by Áine Ní Ghlinn

Shortlisted:

  • Seanmhná Chernobyl by Eibhlís Carcione
  • Neoidríonónna by John Tinneny

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Nilsson Local Heritage Award – Kindly sponsored by the Nilsson Family

 

Winner:  Developing Rural Ireland by Michéal Ó Fathartaigh

Second Prize:  Vinegar Hill – The Last Stand of the Wexford Rebels of 1798 by Ronan O’Flaherty & Jacqui Hanes

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Creative Writing for Adults with Learning Difficulties and, or, Disabilities, Award – Kindly sponsored by Pierse Fitzgibbon Solicitors

 

Winner:  Catching Green Waves by Eileen Stelter

Shortlisted:

  • How Can You Keep On Moving by Ben Donnelly
  • The Express Bus by Maeve Doyle

Listowel Writers’ Week would like to sincerely thank all Sponsors who supported this year’s competitions and the many competition entrants who submitted their work.

 

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