Rebecca Kemp



Published Fiction

Publications and Anthologies


  • Contest Winner (the only one from Ireland), #TwitterFiction Festival 2014 (a Top Twenty account to follow)
  • Winner, 2013 Kerry's Eye Short Story Competition (Barefoot Bride)
  • Winner, Can Write Will Write 'Make Us Laugh' Competition (Brighton Belles)
  • Winner, Writing4all 'Over the Hills and Far Away' Competition (Hotel California)
  • Finalist, Listowel Writers Week 2014 TwitterTales 
  • Highly Commended, Highlands & Islands 2014 Short Story Competition (The King of Kilkenny)
  • Second place, Retreat West Hysteria Flash Competition 2014 (The Fight)
  • Shortlisted, Words with Jam Novel First Page Competition 2015 (Nathan Kane)
  • Shortlisted, Words with Jam Bigger Short Story Competition 2014 (Canada)
  • Two stories shortlisted, Galway Rape Crisis Flash Fiction Competition 2014 (Into the Woods and Ghosts)
  • Shortlisted, 2011 Writers and Artists Short Story Competition (in top 12) (Longtime Companion)
  • Shortlisted, Sunday Tribune New Irish Writing Hennessy Awards (Farmer Wants a Wife)
  • Shortlisted, In the Write Light 'The Holiday' Competition (The Holiday)
  • Shortlisted, 2010 BBC Opening Lines Radio Drama (in top 65 of 600) (Diary of a Barefoot Bride)
  • Shortlisted, 2010 Mslexia Short Story Competition (in top 50 of over 2,300) (Farmer Wants a Wife)
  • In Pursuit longlisted for the 2013 MsLexia Novel of the Year