november, 2020

30novAll DayMoved OnlineThe Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry CompetitionInternational Entry Fee: €7 ,
Max word count: 40 lines ,
Top Prize: €2,000, publication, a week\'s residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre ,

Top Prize

€2,000, publication, a week\’s residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre

Max word count

40 lines

Entry Fee

€7

Event Details

The Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Competition was first held in 2010. It is an poetry prize for a single poem, open to writers from around the world from August to November annually. Sponsored by the Munster Literature Centre, the prize is named in honour of the late Irish poet long associated with the Centre.

The competition is open to original, unpublished and unbroadcast poems in the English language of 40 lines or fewer. The poem can be on any subject, in any style, by a writer of any nationality, living anywhere in the world. Translated work is not in the scope of this competition. Once entered, no alterations can be made to the submission.Simultaneous submissions are accepted but please notify us immediately should your work be accepted elsewhere.

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