Briefly Noted | Council funding for OConnor literature award under threat – The Irish Times – Mon, Jul 02, 2012

FEARS FOR the future of the younger of Ireland’s two major international literature awards threaten to overshadow the outcome of this year’s prize, due to be announced early next week.

“In the current economic climate, harsh decisions are constantly being made,” said Pat Cotter, director of the Munster Literature Centre and administrator of the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, now in its eighth year.

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