Friday, August 1, 2014

Bailieborough Poetry Competition

The second Bailieborough Poetry Festival will take place on the weekend of Thursday 9 to Saturday 11 October. 

As part of the festival there is a poetry competition. Full details are on the website.

Closing date for entry is Friday 26 September 2014.
First prize of €250 for winning poem with 2nd and 3rd prizes also to be awarded.
Each poem must not exceed 50 lines, and should be typed, single-spaced.
Up to three poems may be submitted per entry. You may submit as many entries as you wish. A fee of €5 per entry (3 poems) is payable. Payment should be made via the PayPal button on the website.
Submissions can be emailed or posted.

The judging panel this year is chaired by Michael Farry, assisted by Máiréad Donnellan and Paddy Smith.

All shortlisted poems will be featured at a reading at Bailieborough Poetry Festival on Saturday 11 October 2014, and authors will be invited to attend.

Last year's winning poem by Annette Skade, and the shortlisted poems are on this page.

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