Wild Words Book


The Wild Words Book is part of Carrick on Shannon’s annual Wild Words Festival and features writing by young adults from all over Ireland aged 14 to 18 years who have started to write their own short stories and poetry.


We are now looking for submissions for Vol. 6


Entry is free. Those selected will have their work professionally edited and published and also get free admission to a two-day writing masterclass at the festival in Leitrim on Sat 30th June & Sun 1st July 2018 with leading authors Dave Rudden, Colm Keegan and Jane Mitchell.


Deadline for submissions is midnight on 31st March, 2018.

You can enter as many pieces as you like. As well as reading the Terms & Conditions, take a look at the Entry Form to make sure you have all the details you will need to make a submission such as your mobile number and email address and that of your parent or guardian.



Before making your submission, please read the Terms and Conditions.


Entry Form 

If you’d like to take a look at previous years publications, you can read them here…

Read Wild Words Volume 4

Read Wild Words Volume 3

Read Wild Words Volume 2

Read Wild Words Volume 1

You can also purchase the Wild Words anthologies from Amazon and Barnes & Noble