The subject for the 2018 National Literary Competition is a play - in either Luxembourgish, French, German, or English. The aim of the competition, created in 1978 by the Ministry of Culture, is to encourage new literary work in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
There will be two prize categories: one for adult authors, the other for young authors (aged 15 to 25).
- The first prize in the 'adult author' category is worth 5,000 euros.
- The first prize in the 'young author' category is worth 2,000 euros.
The 2018 competition is open to all authors either of Luxembourg nationality or officially resident in the Grand Duchy.
The deadline for submitting manuscripts is Monday, 2 July 2018.
The complete rules for the competition, as well as additional information, are available on the website of the Ministry of Culture or from the Literary Department of the Ministry of Culture.
Source: Press release from the Ministry of Culture