Bloomsday 2023

Irish Network Minnesota’s

6th Annual Bloomsday Festival

Thursday – June 15, 2023

5-8 PM

At the beautiful historic Summit Manor Reception House

275 Summit Avenue – Saint Paul, MN

$20 at the door includes: Appetizers, beer, wine, music, céilí dance, dramatic readings, best period dress contest, croquet and presentation of our annual IN MN Bloomsday Literary Award. Family friendly event – children 14 and under get in free.
Period dress encouraged but not necessary.

Buy your event tickets here

We will also be announcing Irish Network Minnesota’s Third Annual Bloomsday Literary Award at our Bloomsday Festival – $1,000 prize.

We have extended our submission timeline. Please send your electronic literary submissions to [email protected] by June 1, 2023.

Here are the details for submitting your work to us at Irish Network MN:

Calling all Minnesota published writers of non-fiction!

Irish Network Minnesota is hosting the 3rd Annual Bloomsday Literary Award as part of the Irish Network MN’s 6th Annual Bloomsday Festival! The non-fiction book contest will be open to all published (and self-published) Minnesota writers.

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 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.