A prize of €1,000 (approximately $1,092) and online publication in Irish Times is given annually for a poem, a story, or an essay that features “an exploration of the writer’s relationship with the natural world.” The winner also receives a weeklong stay at the Circle of Misse artist’s retreat in Missé, France. Kathleen Jamie will judge. Submit a poem or a work of prose of up to 4,000 words with an entry fee of €15 (approximately $16) by September 30. Visit the website for the required entry form for submissions by post and complete guidelines.
The Moth, Nature Writing Prize, Ardan Grange, Milltown, Belturbet, County Cavan, Ireland H14 K768. Rebecca O’Connor, Editor.