THE COMPETITION IS NOW OPEN!
Last year’s inaugural
winner, Richard J. Jones, received €1,000 for his story 'Let's Say I Am', which was published in the winter issue of The Caterpillar
. You can also read it in
the Irish Times
This year, we’ve
decided to share the love, and to that end we have three prizes:
€500 plus a 2-week stay at The Moth’s Artists’ Residence
All three winning
stories will appear in the winter 2016 issue of The Caterpillar.
We're also very excited to announce that the fabulously talented and award-winning author of The Jam Doughnut that Ruined My Life
, Pants are Everything
and Socks are Not Enough
, Mark Lowery
, will be judging this year's prize.
All you need do to
apply is send us your original, unpublished story of no more than 1,500 words –
on any theme or subject, as long as it is appropriate for 7–11 year olds.
You can ENTER ONLINE
download an ENTRY FORM
and send it along with your story to: The Caterpillar, Ardan
Grange, Milltown, Belturbet, Co. Cavan, Ireland
The entry fee is €12
per story, and you can enter as many stories as you like.
CLOSING DATE 30
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