The Fish Publishing Short Story First Prize is €3,000; second prize: A week in residence at Anam Cara Writer's and Artist's Retreat in Eyeries, Beara, West Cork.
The ten best stories will be published in the 2015 Fish Anthology.
This year's judge, Jennifer Johnston, has been described by Roddy Doyle as "Ireland's greatest writer." She is the recipient of many awards, including The Whitbread Award for The Old Jest, and a Lifetime Achievement from the Irish Book Awards, and has been short-listed for the Booker Prize. She has published 16 novels and five plays.
Closing Date: 30 November 2014
Word Limit: 5,000
Results: 17 March 2015
Anthology Published: July 2015
Submission Fee: €20 for first, €10 thereafter.
Critique of your story (optional): €45, available year round.
See www.fishpublishing.com for more details.