Short Story Competition Winners 2016

Congratulations to the winners of the second Books Ireland short story competition! Read the winning stories by clicking on the links below:

First prize (€400, publication in Jan/Feb 2017 issue, and a writing course at the Irish Writers Centre)

Second prize (€200)

Joint third prize (€100 = €50 each)


October Book Competition

The Well of Ice

by Andrea Carter

An Inishowen Mystery

for a chance to win:

The Well of Ice by Andrea Carter
ISBN: 978-1-4721-2596-5
Publisher: Constable



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