Duke University Kenan Institute for Ethics Fourth Annual Intercultural Writing Competition

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Duke University Kenan Institute for Ethics Fourth Annual Intercultural Writing Competition

Metro Éireann & Duke University’s Kenan Institute of Ethics is pleased to announce its Fourth Annual Intercultural Writing Competition. The competition is open for young people all over Ireland between the ages of 14 and 21 to submit entries that examine the ethical challenges of Ireland’s multicultural diversity.

This year’s theme is centered on ethics and intercultural diversity. This competition is for ages 14-21 with cash prizes as well as an awards ceremony in Dublin

Who May Eligible:

  • Ethics invite young writers living in Ireland between the ages of 14 and 21 to submit entries that examine the ethical challenges of Ireland’s multicultural diversity.

How to Apply & Competitions Rules:

To participate, entries must be sent to info@metroeireann.com with the entrant’s full name and the word “submission” in the subject line.

Rules:

  • The submissions may take one of three forms: a short story of no more than 2,000 words, a novel extract of no more than 2,000 words, or a selection of poetry comprising no more than five poems.
  • They must be typed using 12-point Times New Roman font and double-spaced.
  • Each submission should include a cover page with the title of their work as well as the entrant’s name, age, address, and telephone number.
  • This year’s theme is centered on ethics and intercultural diversity.

Benefits:

  • Ages 14-17 winner (€800) & runner-up (€400)
  • Ages 18-21 winner (€800) & runner-up (€400)
  • Ages 14-21 Spirit of Intercultural Ethics winner (€800)

Application Deadline:

Submissions are due by midnight on July 29, 2018. Writing workshops will be held on July 15th and July 21st in Dublin.

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