Writing competitions are a great way to get your work out there. Submitting your work to writing competitions is an excellent way of building your name as a writer. This information session hosted by Rebecca O'Connor, co-founder of The Moth, will take you through the ins and outs of the submissions process for writing competitions.
Rebecca’s debut poetry collection was shortlisted for the Irish Times Shine Strong Award and she is the recipient of a Geoffrey Dearmer Prize. Her work has been published in the Guardian, the Irish Times, Poetry Ireland, Poetry Review, The Spectator, The Stinging Fly and elsewhere. She and her husband set up The Moth in 2010. Rebecca designs and edits The Moth and The Caterpillar magazines from their office in rural Cavan, as well as running several international literary prizes. Her debut novel, He Is Mine and I Have No Other, was published by Canongate in 2018. She is working on a new novel.