The 2022 Allingham Poetry and Flash Fiction Competitions are open for entries! Writers worldwide are invited to enter flash fiction pieces up to 700 words, and poems up to 40 lines. First-place winners in each category will receive €300, and First-, Second- and Third-place winners will be invited to read their work in a webcast Awards Ceremony on 4 November during the 2022 Allingham Festival.
Novelist Mia Gallagher will judge the 2022 Flash Fiction Competition, and poet Kate Ennals will judge the Poetry Competition. Previous winners have included entries from Canada, Australia, and Brazil.
Deadline for entries is 16 Sept 2022. Competition rules, entry forms and winning entries from previous years are posted on the Allingham Festival website www.allinghamfestival.com.
The 2022 Allingham Festival (Nov 2-6) will include a performance by BIRD ON THE WIRE, a musical ensemble featuring Pauline Scanlon and The Whileaways, performing fresh, haunting interpretations of the songs of Leonard Cohen in a live stage show.
Hear more about the competition on the Bundoran Weekly Podcast episode #186 available Friday 20th May 2022.
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