I have had the pleasure of conducting a workshop with Carousel Creates and am delighted to bring this new award to people’s attention. Please spread the word around.
This competition is for all non-traditionally published books with ISBNs published in the last five years. It is limited to those resident in Northern / Southern Ireland.
The cost of entry is €50, nearly all of which will go directly to mental health charity Aware. The competition is sponsored by Books Ireland.
Judges below and more details on their site. I will update with details on the prizes available once I can get that info from the organisers. Twitter’s on the frizz at present so it will be later on.
Best Novel to be judged by International Bestselling Author Jax Miller.
Best Short Story Anthology to be judged by Bord Gáis Award Winning Author Louise Phillips.
Best Non-Fiction Book to be judged by Books Ireland Magazine Editor Tony Canavan
Best Poetry Anthology to be judged by Award Winning Poet and Writer Eileen Casey.
Best Young Adult Book to be judged by Bestselling Young Adult Novelist Claire Hennessy.
Best Junior Book to be judged by Self-Published Author Carolann Copland in conjunction with the pupils and teachers of St. Comcille’s Junior National School, Knocklyon.