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2013 Writing.ie Anam Cara Poetry Competition

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Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat and writing.ie are once again joining forces to sponsor a writing competition, this time for poets.  The winning poet will receive a place in the one-week residential retreat “Lining Our Thoughts: A Poetry Writing Workshop,” led by Leanne O’Sullivan (http://www.bloodaxebooks.com/titlepage.asp?isbn=1852248181), scheduled at Anam Cara for 20-27 July 2013.

In honour of Bloomsday, this competition is for previously unpublished journey poems, no longer than 30 lines.

To submit, send your entry as an attachment (without identifying information in the document) with an email message containing your name, postal address, e-mail address, and telephone number. Send to Sue Booth-Forbes: anamcararetreat@gmail.com.  Include in your email message the answer to the following question:  What is the name of the river that runs at the bottom of the hill on which Anam Cara rests? (www.anamcararetreat.com)


The deadline is midnight in Ireland (GMT), 1 May 2013.

The winner will be announced on Bloomsday, 16 June 2013.  An all-poet panel of judges will select the short list, from which Leanne will select the winning poem.

Good luck!

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