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The award is for a new short piece of writing.

SPONSORED BY Christine O’Sullivan, Kathleen Furlong’s Daughter

Are you an aspiring writer, with an original story to tell, an original take on life and its ups and downs?

Cork City Libraries, with the support of Christine O’Sullivan, offer you the chance to win a prize of €3,000, and have your short piece of original writing published.

Theme for the K AWARD 2014 is ‘ZEST for LIFE

Deadline for entries                17.00 hrs GMT, Friday 26 September 2014

Entries                                   by email only to 

Max number of words             1,000

Literary form                         fiction or non-fiction

Entries must NOT have been published, in print, or in digital form.  The judges are especially interested in entries from authors who have not been previously published.

The winning entry will be announced on on 1 December 2014.  Any correspondence arising out of the K AWARD will be by email.