Third Annual Writing Competition.

Poetry, Flash Fiction and Short Stories

writingGalway Rape Crisis Centre are delighted to announce their third annual writing competition. There will be three categories poetry, flash fiction and short stories. Winners in each category will receive €100 cash prize, publication in SIN magazine and a chance to read at the prize- giving event at NUIG in February.

Entries are €7 each and €5 concession for students. Multiple entries are allowed. Maximum lines for any one poem is 50. Maximum for flash entries 500 words and short stories 1800.

Entry fees can be paid by idonate through the links below. Entries can then be sent by email or post quoting the transaction reference. Closing date January 7th. Email your entry to


Alan McMonagle is a writer living in Galway, Ireland.  Liar Liar, his first collection of stories published by Wordsonthestreet appeared in 2008 and was nominated for the 2009 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. His second collection Psychotic Episodes, (Arlen House) appeared in 2013.  He has just signed a two book deal with Picador.

Sarah Clancy is a page and performance poet from Galway, she has two previous collections to her name, Stacey and the Mechanical Bull(Lapwing Press, Belfast, 2011) and Thanks for Nothing, Hippies (Salmon Poetry, 2012). Her latest collection is called The Truth and other stories(Salmon Poetry 2014).

Celeste Augé is the author of The Essential Guide to Flight (Salmon Poetry, 2009) and the collection of short stories Fireproof and Other Stories (Doire Press, 2012). Her latest poetry collection is called Skip Diving (Salmon Poetry 2014)

Select number of entries below
€7 – Single Entry

€14 – 2 Entries

€21 – 3 Entries

Concession Entries
€5 – Single Entry

€10 – 2 Entries

€15 – 3 Entries

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