Thursday, June 7, 2012

Edmund Spenser Poetry Competition

Doneraile Literary & Arts Festival 2012 will take place in Co. Cork from 30 July to 5 August 2012 and will feature the Canon Sheehan Short Story Competition; Edmund Spenser Poetry Competition.

Some of the rules: Poems must not be more than 30 lines. Stories must not be more than 2000 words. Entry fee of 10 Euros. Entrants may submit only one short story or one poem for the competition.

Closing date for receipt of applications is July 1st 2012. The winning prize in each competition is 1000 Euro and  the Canon Sheehan Perpetual Literary Award or the Edward Spencer Perpetual Poetry Award.

There are also a series of workshops as part of the festival - FREE workshops. Places limited so book early.

Oil painting, Pottery and Song Writing – July 30th to 1st August 2012.

Creative writing – 1st July to 3rd August 2012.

Poetry (tutor is Doghouse editor, Noel King) – 2nd August 2012 (1 day)

Further details of competitions and workshops including application and entry forms on the website or email

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