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Competition: Fingal Poetry Prize 2022

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Fingal Poetry Festival

By Writing.ie

Competition deadline: 30th June 2022

Fingal Poetry Festival have launched our two annual poetry competitions as part of the upcoming Fingal Poetry Festival (September 15-18th).

Open to national and international writers, entries can be sent from May 1st and will close at midnight on June 30th, 2022.

The winner of the Fingal Poetry Prize will receive €500 with awards of €300 and €200 for 2nd and 3rd place. 

Terms and Conditions

Open to national and international entrants, poems must be in English and not exceed 40 lines, must be the original work of a living writer and must not have been previously published, self-published, broadcast, awarded or have appeared anywhere online.
Poems must be typed clearly. The name and contact details of entrant must not appear on the poems but must instead be entered on the official entry form, along with the poems’ titles and first lines.
NB: Your poem(s) must be in PDF or Word format. No other formats will be accepted.
The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
Poems will not be returned and no alterations may be made to poems once they are submitted.
Copyright of the winning poems will remain with the author but Fingal Poetry Festival reserves the right to arrange first publication or broadcast for the purposes of the festival.
We will acknowledge receipt of your entries. Please make sure to check spam or junk folders. Successful poets will be notified in advance of the festival dates in September.
We hope to invite the three winning entries to an awards ceremony in Skerries on September 17th, 2022.

Further information available here.

Rialacha 2022: An Fiach Dubh Comórtas Filíochta

Beidh an comórtas filíochta seo ar oscailt:
1ú Bealtaine 2022 – 30ú Meitheamh 2022 (meánoíche)
Beidh sé ar oscailt do dhaoine a bhfuil cónaí orthu in Éirinn agus do dhaoine a bhfuil cónaí orthu in aon tír eile.
An Chéad Duais: €500
An Dara Duais: €300
An Triú Duais: €200

Tá hocht gcinn de chnuasaigh filíochta foilsithe as Gaeilge ag Louis de Paor. Ina meascsan, tá 30 Dán (1992), Seo. Siúd. Agus Uile (1996), Rogha Dánta (2012) agus Grá Fiar (2016).

Foilsíodh Obair Bhaile (LeabhairComhar), sraith dánta ar chúrsaí teaghlaigh agus caidrimh, sa bhliain 2021 agus an cnuasach dhátheangach Grá fiar/Crooked love (Bloodaxe) sa bhliain 2022. Sa leabhar áirithe sin, tá teacht ar thaifeadadh raidió den dán fada One day/Lá dá raibh le ceol nua-chumtha ó Dana Lyn a ainmníodh ar an ngearrliosta dosna New York Festivals Radio Awards 2022.

Terms and Conditions

Open to national and international entrants, poems must be in Irish and not exceed 40 lines, must be the original work of a living writer and must not have been previously published, self-published, broadcast, awarded or have appeared anywhere online.
Poems must be typed clearly. The name and contact details of entrant must not appear on the poems but must instead be entered on the official entry form for An Fiach Dubh 2022, along with the poems’ titles and first lines.
NB: Your poem(s) must be in PDF or Word format. No other formats will be accepted.
The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
Poems will not be returned and no alterations may be made to poems once they are submitted.
Copyright of the winning poems will remain with the author but Fingal Poetry Festival reserves the right to arrange first publication or broadcast for the purposes of the festival.
We will acknowledge receipt of your entries. Please make sure to check spam or junk folders. Successful poets will be notified in advance of the festival dates in September.
We hope to invite the three winning entries to an awards ceremony in Skerries on September 17th, 2022.

See here for further information.

And see Ben Simmons’ Poetic Licence Blog for more poetry competitions.

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