Prize fund of €20,000 for 35th Listowel Writer’s Week

There is a prize fund of over 20,000 euro for this years literary competitions as part of the 35th Listowel Writer’s Week. A line up of prestigious writers will be in Listowel for the June bank holiday weekend including Roddy Doyle, Colm Tobin and award winning journalist Robert Fisk. Maire Logue of Writer’s Week says it’s important to get entries into the various competitions before the closing date of March first. She explains how to acquire further information on the festival.