If the winner comes to Cork to collect their prize, we will lavish them with hotel accommodation, meals, drinks and VIP access to the literary stars at the Cork International Short Story Festival (18 - 22 September 2013).
- First Prize: €2,000 (*approx $2602.11/£1700.04), publication in the literary journal Southword, AND a week-long residency at Anam Cara Writer's and Artist's Retreat.
- Second Prize: €500 and publication in Southword.
- Four other shortlisted entries will be selected for publication in Southword and receive a publication fee of €120.
- original, unpublished and unbroadcast short stories in the English language of 3,000 words or fewer
Judge: Joyce Russell