Have you ever thought about writing a play? Could you do it on one page?

The Ogham Stone 2021 is running a competition for a Flash Play – and no – it’s not what it sounds like!

If you want to give it a try, then all you have to do is write a play on one page (no more than 500 words) and submit it.

Just go for it! The winner will have his/her/their play published in the Ogham Stone 2021 – AND – the winning play will hopefully be filmed (ooooooh!) on campus as soon as restrictions, or lack of, allow.


One Page Play

No more than 500 words

Competition entry is free

One submission per person

Not open to students currently working on the production of the 2021 Ogham Stone.

Deadline: 31st January 2021

Submissions now open – please use the online platform ‘Submittable’ by clicking on the link below and following the instructions, to make a free account at:

GO WILD !!!!

Happy writing and best regards,


Call for Submissions


We consider unpublished work from Irish and international authors. We intend to publish a mix of fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, translation, and memoir.


 The deadline for submission to the next issue is Sunday, 4 October 2020.


  • Individuals may submit up to 2 pieces of prose or 3 poems.
  • Prose must not exceed 2,500 words in length.
  • Poetry should be submitted in the format in which you wish it to appear on the page; individual poems should not exceed 50 lines.


  • Submissions should be set in Times New Roman, 12 point, 1.5 spacing. The file name should be your surname and initial(s) and genre (e.g. Smith J_Poetry).
  • The work submitted for consideration should contain no identifying information, e.g. name or address, to allow for a blind reading of work submitted.
  • Authors are asked to submit pieces of work separately for each category (i.e. one document containing a poem or poems, another for prose).
  • Include a 150-word biography. Clearly the name to be used in any publication.
  • Please attach one file only per category (e.g. all poems submitted should be in one document) up to two (2) categories per person.


  • We cannot accept work that has been previously published (including personal blogs) and prefer not to receive work currently being reviewed elsewhere.
  • We cannot enter into correspondence with individual authors.
  • Work submitted after the deadline has passed will not be considered.
  • If you wish to withdraw a submission for any reason, please notify us by email prior to the deadline.
  • We receive a high volume of submissions and many emails; please be patient with us as we try to manage this!
  • The Ogham Stone unfortunately cannot offer monetary payment to authors and artists who are accepted for publication. All published authors and artists will receive a copy of the journal.
  • Finally, thank you for your interest in The Ogham Stone!