Welcome to The Moth, publisher of The Moth (2010‒2023) and The Caterpillar (2013‒2023) and purveyor of literary prizes, including The Moth Poetry Prize, one of the biggest in the world for a single unpublished poem, and judged this year by Nobel Laureate Louise Glück.

We also run 
The Moth Short Story PrizeThe Moth Nature Writing Prize and The Caterpillar Poetry Prize – all with increased prize funds as of 2023.

The Moth magazine features contemporary art, fiction, poetry and interviews with the likes of Sharon Olds, Simon Armitage and Sally Rooney. Its junior counterpart, The Caterpillar, is packed full of art, poetry and stories for 7
‒11 year olds.

‘The Moth is a friend to the bright’ Joshua Cohen

‘It manages to have gravitas and coolness simultaneously’ National Poetry Library 

‘No other magazine like it’ Billy Collins
‘An absolute gem.’ June Caldwell

If you would like to become a member of The Moth Studios in Cavan Town and avail of our drop-in open studio on Mondays and Fridays, or join Will's Tuesday night painting session, you can sign up here.



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