“Step Up To The Mic” Competition is held on Saturday 4th July 3pm – 5pm in The Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy. The competition includes people who have been successful in the “e-audition” and nationally recognised Spoken Word Artists. The Judge is Cursed Murphy and team.

Competition Criteria to win the Cursed Murphy Spoken Word Award below:

PRIZE: 200 euro and crystal trophy

WHO PERFORMS: From your “e- audition” ( see Criteria below), if you have been successful you will be contacted to compete against Cursed Murphy’s Spoken Word artist guests.


  1. Open to youth and adults.
  2. Free to enter.
  3. Send short video clip of you performing (even if its in your bedroom!)  in .mp4 format or include YouTube link to info@wexfordliteraryfestival.com for consideration. Video doesn’t have to be high on production value. Phone videos accepted.
  4. Deadline midnight 13th MAY, 2020. Limited spaces. 
Cursed Murphy, live at Fusion, photo courtesy of Kenny Ruttledge.