Annually since 1998, to celebrate this rich literary life, the Waterford Arts Office, by kind permission of the Keane family has invited entries for a previously unpublished short story to a maximum of 2000 words.
There is no entry fee, no age limit and no restriction on the subject matter.
A prize of €500 will be awarded to the winner at a special presentation ceremony during the IMMRAMA Literary Festival in Lismore, Co. Waterford on Saturday 17th June 2017.
The closing date for receipt of entries is Tuesday 14th March 2017 at 12 noon.
Full details and an entry form can be downloaded from www.waterfordcouncil.ie or by contacting the Arts Office on 058-41416.