Irish Network Minnesota Bloomsday Literary Award

jane hall
March 31, 2023

Open call for submissions 2023

Calling all Minnesota published writers of non-fiction!

Irish Network Minnesota is hosting the 3rd Annual Bloomsday Literary Award as part of the Irish Network MN’s 6th Annual Bloomsday Festival! The non-fiction book contest will be open to all published (and self-published) Minnesota writers.

Submissions are open March 1, 2023 through May 26, 2023.


The entries will be judged on:

  • Celtic subject matter, viewpoint or context
  • Unique writing style
  • Creativity

Submission guidelines

Electronic submissions via e-mail only, reprints and multiple submissions will be accepted if submitted by individual e-mail.


  • $1000 Award
  • The judges’ decisions will be finalized by June 12, 2023, with the announcement of the winner at Irish Network MN’s 6th Annual Bloomsday Festival, Thursday, June 15, 2023.

Send your electronic submissions to by May 26, 2023.

Full policy and submission information available online at .

We look forward to reading your work!