The prize is for a unpublished story written by an adult for children. You must be over 16 to enter and submit a story for children aged 7-11.
Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been published, self-published, published online or broadcast. You can enter as as many stories as you like. There is a word limit of 1,500.
There is a single prize of €1,000. Stories may be commended by the judge.
The Prize is open to anyone (over 16), as long as the work is original and previously unpublished.
The entry fee is €12 per story, and you can enter as many stories as you like. You can enter online or send your story along with a cheque or postal order made payable to ‘The Moth Magazine Ltd’
with an entry form or a cover letter with your name and contact details and the title of story attached to:
The Caterpillar, Ardan Grange, Milltown, Belturbet, Co. Cavan, Ireland.