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Writing Deadlines Are Good …

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The new issue of Southword, Issue 24, is available online now and includes my poem ‘My Father’s House’. It’s in very good company indeed! You can check it out here.  Southword is now open for poetry submissions for its Winter issue.

Here are some other interesting competitions with deadlines coming up soon. Deadlines are so good!!

If you write fiction the James Plunkett Short Story Award deadline is 16th August.

James Plunkett Short Story Award

You can submit prose or poems to Boyne Berries before the deadline of 13th July. The 2013 guest editor is poet Kate Dempsey.

And here’s one that’s a fun, quirky challenge that changes weekly to keep you writing and submitting – The O’Bhéal International Five Words Poetry Competition


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