WOW! Award €2100-00 Prize Money
















Judges: Elizabeth (EM) Reapy and Knute Skinner

Winners in both fiction and in poetry each receive:

€750 1st Prize plus publication in the 2014 WOW! Anthology.

€150 2nd Prize plus publication in the 2014 WOW! Anthology.

The 10 short-listed entrants (5 fiction and 5 poetry) are published in the
2014 WOW! Anthology and receive a publication fee of €30.

Click here to see the shortlist
and here to see the longlist.


Fiction Judge
Elizabeth (EM) Reapy
Poetry Judge
Knute Skinner
A big Thank You to all who entered for this year's WOW! Award. If your entry was one of the many that did not make the longlist or shortlist please try again for next year's Award. Also look out for the really useful judges' comments in the 2014 WOW! Anthology.

WOW! 1
Upstream, the\Bliss of Heaven by Karen J McDonnell
WOW! 2
Brent Geese Gathering by Eithne Cavanagh
Courting by Aoife Mannix
Puffball by Orlagh O'Farrell
Reasons toTend the Front Garden by Susan Millar DuMars
The Riddle of the Artist by Bill Hoagland
The Traveller's Tale by Michael O'Connor

WOW! 1
Bodies of Water by Marcella O/Connor
WOW! 2
Beneath the Judas Tree by Siobhan Murtagh
Damage Limitation by Robert Grossmith
Émigré by Julia Roddy
Foxtails and Soup by Sheila Armstrong
Housewife of the Year byEleanor O'Reilly
The Crown of Snow by Anne MacDonald
The Results!

Read all 14 winning entries in the WOW! Anthology 2014. Plus Judges comments!

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