Wild Words Book


Wild Words Vol. 5

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 (on August 12, 2017) who have started to write their own short stories and poetry.

We are now looking for submissions for Volume 5 


Entry is free and those selected will have their work published and can take part in a FREE two-day writing masterclass at the festival on Sat 12th & Sun 13th August 2017 with leading authors Kim Hood, Deirdre Sullivan and Conor Kostick.

You can enter as many pieces as you wish and to make a submission, simply email book@wildwords.ie with your short stories or poems.



Deadline for submissions

Friday 2nd June , 2017


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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