A prize of €1,000 (approximately $1,191) and publication in the Moth will be given annually for a poem, story, or 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 Misse, France. Helen Macdonald will judge. Submit a poem or piece of prose of up to 4,000 words with an entry fee of €15 (approximately $18) by September 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.
The Moth, Nature Writing Prize, Ardan Grange, Milltown, Belturbet, County Cavan, Ireland H14 K768. Rebecca O’Connor, Editor.