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Southword Editor's Poetry Award

sat30sepAll DaySouthword Editor's Poetry AwardCategoryPoetryIrelandEntry Fee€20 Max word count3 poems Top Prize€1000

Event Details

Southword was founded in the year 2000 and brings new work in poetry and creative prose by writers from around the world to readers from around the world. Southword is the Irish journal with the most international outlook, regularly publishing writers from Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe and North America.

Each entrant for their €20 entry fee will receive a complementary postage-free, one-year subscription to Southword. Poems will be read and judged anonymously. The winning poet will have their three poems published in Southword. If you are already a subscriber, your subscription will be extended. Once a subscriber, there is the opportunity to enter, for free, other competitions which are for subscribers only.

We are keen to encourage quality submissions, so suggest writers to check their stories before submitting using Prowritingaid. They have free and paid versions and are the best writing software we know to help improve grammar, readability and check for repetition, ‘sticky’ sentences and suggest alternatives.

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