The winner of the 2014 John West Fantasy Writing Competition will be revealed on Wednesday 14 May, the company has revealed.
The competition has attracted entries from thousands of schoolchildren, with prizes to be awarded in three categories, Primary [5/6th Class], Junior Secondary (1st, 2nd and 3rd Year) and Senior Secondary (T/Y, 5th and 6th Year), as well as the Overall Winner.
The John West Fantasy Writing Competition began in 2010, when the seafood company set out to 'Discover the Story in Everyone'. Since then, hundreds of schools have participated.
Fantasy author Shane Hegarty is the head of the competition judging panel. The overall winner That winner will receive a Tablet PC plus a meeting with an Irish literary agent while each of the category winners gets an iPod Touch.