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‘Stories for the Ear. Volume 3’ – Call for submissions from writers aged 12 -21. Deadline extended until August 31st

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Kildare County Council Arts Service invites applications from young writers (aged 12 -21) living in or from County Kildare, to submit a short story to be included in ‘Stories for the Ear. Volume 3.’

Now in its third year, ‘Stories for the Ear’ is an audio showcase of writers from County Kildare. Volume 1 & 2 can be heard by going to www.kildare.ie/artsservice

For volume 3, the application process is open exclusively to young people aged 12 -21.

To assist young writers in harnessing their literary talent, curator Neil Donnelly, will host a series of creative writing workshops in April and May across Kildare in secondary schools and your local library. Dates and times of these sessions will be available on the Kildare Arts Service website www.kildare.ie/artsservice

10 stories will be chosen for ‘Stories for the Ear. Volume 3’

Successful writers will:

  • Have their story professionally recorded in the Platform4 Audio and Digital Media Studio
  • Receive a once off payment of €120 for having their story included.
  • Receive 10 copies of their story on CD for promotion of their work.
  • Have their work showcased on the Kildare Arts Service Website www.kildare.ie/artsservice and Kildare Arts Service’s Youtube channel

How to apply:

Please email or post a copy of your short story to Eoghan Doyle in the Arts Service at the address below, along with a biography of yourself, and your contact information.

Closing date for applications is Friday 31st August 2012. 

Please send applications to:

Eoghan Doyle, Kildare Assistant County Arts Officer,

Riverbank, Main Street, Newbridge, Co. Kildare.

Tel: 045 448326        Email: ekdoyle@kildarecoco.ie

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