The An Post Writing Prize
A new award category with writers from the Irish-based Ukrainian community invited to submit their original entries this year
As part of the extended sponsorship agreement, An Post is launching a new writing competition called ‘New Voices: The An Post Writing Prize’. This year, the focus is on the Irish based Ukrainian community, with writers from this community aged 16+ invited to compose a new and original short story, essay or poem describing their experiences of flight and exile in no more than 1,000 words. The winner will be announced at the An Post Irish Book Awards Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony in the
Convention Centre Dublin on November 22nd .
Writers from the Ukrainian community aged sixteen and over are invited to compose a new and original short story, essay, or poem in not more than 1,000 words. The submitted piece must be original i.e. not previously published elsewhere. Submissions can be in either Ukrainian or English and these can be submitted by e-mail to Writingprize@anpost.ie or in hard copy to:
New Voices: The An Post Writing Prize
PO Box 13287
Terms & Conditions
Submissions for New Voices: The An Post Writing Prize will close.
A shortlist of six entries will be announced selected by a judging panel from the Ukrainian community.
The winning entry will be announced at the An Post Irish Book Awards, chosen by a panel of distinguished Irish writers.
The shortlistees will be invited to the An Post Irish Book Awards Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony at The Convention Centre Dublin on the night of November 22nd 2023 to receive the prize.
The winner will receive an An Post Irish Book Awards trophy plus a €500 voucher to use in creative writing courses at the Irish Writers Centre https://