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Flash Fiction in the Orchards

Crannagael House

Set within the atmospheric surroundings of the teepees at Crannagael House, enjoy renditions from selected amateur authors as they read their short works,  whilst savouring small bites of locally produced food accompanied by award winning ciders and apple juices. 


Should you wish to submit a work for assessment (closing date 20 August), please email your 200 – 750 word submission within the body of your email (no attachments please) to: with Flash Fiction In the Orchard in the subject line.


Réamonn Ó Ciaráin, Armagh author of Laoch na Laochra: Scéal Chúchulainn, and Chúchulainn: Ulster’s Greatest Hero, will help curate the submissions. 

It is free to enter, but please only submit up to three pieces of work.


Entries are encouraged from:

  • Experienced writers
  • Authors who can extract a short section from their books
  • Irish Language writers
  • Ulster Scots writers
  • New writers
  • Poets whose poetry reads like prose
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