BBF23 MCA Event 

We are delighted to reveal the Shortlist, runner-ups and winners of the Mairtín Crawford Awards for Short Story and Poetry 2023.

Many congratulations to all the nominees! 

Short Story 

Winner: Simon Gilbert

1st Runner Up: Stephen O'Donnell

2nd Runner Up: Robin Booth

Shortlist (n alphabetical order): Edward Barnfield, Emma Devlin and Megan Jones 


Poetry Award

Winner: Estelle Price

1st Runner Up: Jamie O'Halloran

2nd Runner Up: Niamh Mac Cabe

Shortlist (n alphabetical order): Eva Isherwood-Wallace, Jeanette Burton and Fiona Hanley 


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