Maria Edgeworth
Writing Competition

2021 Literary Festival Writing Competition

Competition Rules: Writing competition for County Longford Secondary School Students only:

Follow this link for sample letter and Adjudicator Prompts

Edgeworth Letters & Adjudicator Prompts

Don’t forget!

– Your fictional *Writer’s *address and the address of the person to
whom the letter is being sent as well — the* Addressee*.
– The fictional *date *of your letter.
– Be creative and imaginative. Do not include any personal or sensitive
details. It’s fiction.
– The *word limit is 500 words *but don’t worry if your letter is
shorter. It’s the quality of the writing that matters!

Competition Entry Form


Entry Fee

€0 Per Story


Closing Date

23rd April 2021 5pm