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The Moth Nature Writing Prize 2022

The Moth Nature Writing Prize 2022

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The Moth Nature Writing Prize aims to encourage and celebrate the art of nature writing. It is awarded annually to an unpublished piece of prose or poetry that best combines exceptional literary merit with an exploration of the writer’s relationship with the natural world.


  • The author must be over the age of sixteen
  • Work should be original and previously unpublished.
  • Also, your work should have a 4,000 maximum word limit


  • There will be one winner from entries worldwide, to feature in the winter issue of The Moth.
  • The winner receives €1,000 a week at Circle of Misse in France.

Also check out: The Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2022


How to Enter?

The Moth Nature Writing Prize is open to anyone over 16, as long as the work is original and previously unpublished. The entry fee is €15 per entry and you can enter as many pieces as you like.

You can enter online or send your entry along with a cheque or postal order made payable to ‘The Moth Magazine Ltd.’ with an entry form or a cover letter with your name and contact details and the title of your piece attached to: The Moth, Ardan Grange, Milltown, Belturbet, Co. Cavan, Ireland H14 K768.



Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Deadline15 September,2022
Open toAll
OrganizerThe Moth
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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