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IN MN 3rd Annual Literary Award

Irish Network Minnesota is hosting their annual Literary award again this year for Minnesota authors. Please send us your Irish, Ireland, Celtic related non-fiction work for a chance at our award of $1,000.

Here are the details for submitting your work:

Open call for submissions 2023

Submissions are open March 1, 2023 through June 1, 2023.


The entries will be judged on:

  • Celtic subject matter, viewpoint or context
  • Unique writing style
  • Creativity

Submission guidelines

Electronic submissions (pdf or word format) via e-mail only, reprints and multiple submissions will be accepted if submitted by individual e-mail.


  • $1000 Award
  • The judges’ decisions will be finalized by June 12, 2023, with the announcement of the winner at Irish Network MN’s 6th Annual Bloomsday Festival, Thursday, June 15, 2023.

Send your electronic submissions to [email protected] by June 1, 2023.

We look forward to reading your work!