Monday, 16 December 2013

Competitions and submissions short fiction

(d) ROPES 2014
Deadline: 1st January 104
ROPES is an annual literary journal published by the students of the MA in Literature and Publishing at NUIG.
The theme is "Home." 
Home means different things to different people. What does home mean for you?
They are accepting submissions of writing (up to 2000 words) including, but not limited to, prose, poetry, and drama. 
All proceeds of the literary journal will go to COPE, Galway, Ireland. More on their Facebook page.
(e) The Caterpillar
This quarterly magazine is the younger sibling of The Moth. It's for kids between the ages of 7-11 (ish). It includes some great writing by the likes of Michael Morpurgo (of War Horse fame), poet Julie O'Callaghan, Frank Cottrell Boyce (author of the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang sequels) and Janet Wong (she's read her poems at the White House and on the Oprah Winfrey Show). 
They are delighted to receive submissions from (grown-up) writers and artists in Ireland and abroad. 
If you are submitting poetry, then please send no more than six poems. Short stories should preferably be no longer than 1,000 words. Full submission details at
(f) The Scum Gentry
The Scum Gentry is an Irish arts, news and media website. 
While submissions in all styles and genres are generally welcomed and accepted, those that fit with the darkly-comic humour of the website itself are most likely to be received favourably.  
Submissions should be directed to
For full details visit their website.

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