Hungry Hill Writing Poetry Competition

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Kate Dempsey

Hungry Hill Writing has launched their Wild Atlantic Words poetry competitions.
First prizes of €500 in the open competition and €50 in the school students’ competition. 

Entries may be on any theme related to coastal landscape or maritime life and heritage. 

Judge: Breda Wall Ryan and she will judge entries anonymously.

Deadline: 19 July 2015

Each poem must not exceed 40 lines

Up to three poems may be submitted per entry

A fee of €10 is payable per entry of up to three poems. 

 
More details here
Interestingly they also say

Hungry Hill Writing reserves the right to disqualify entries which are reasonably deemed libellous or otherwise actionable under civil or criminal law. In such cases entry fees will not be refunded.

I wonder what the story is there?
 
And they have announced the Wild Atlantic Words poetry festival, to be held on 5 and 6 September 2015 in Castletownbere, County Cork.  It will include workshops led by award-winning poets, public readings, an open mic event, and publication of the competition anthologies.

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