The Guttenberg Pál Folk High School and the Orpheusz Publishing House launch a poetry contest and short story competition for Hungarian secondary school students living abroad on the occasion of the Day of Hungarian Fiction.

Description of application:

Each applicant can apply with one work per category, up to a maximum of 5 A / 4 pages (font size 12, type space 1.5).

The 15 best applicants will have the opportunity to attend the Orpheus Writers Camp in August 2018 in Balassagyarmat. In addition, we will publish an anthology of the best writings (in case a sufficient amount of quality and quality works are submitted).The announcement of results and the award ceremony will take place on June 4, 2018, on the Day of National Unity in Budapest, where additional awards will be presented.

Deadline for submission: Day of Hungarian Poetry, 11 April, 2018

Applications shall be submitted by mail, in 3 copies, typed, indicating the applicant’s

  • name,
  • contact details (mailing address, e-mail and telephone),
  • place of residence,
  • name of school,
  • age

to the following address: Orpheusz Kiadó, 1062 Budapest, Bajza utca 18. Please write "Literary competition" on the envelope.

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