Monday, 10 March 2014

Trócaire and Poetry Ireland - ‘Up To Us’ Poetry Competition 2014

Trócaire and Poetry Ireland proudly launched their third joint poetry competition on Monday 10th February 2014. This year’s theme is sustainable living, as part of Trócaire’s ‘Up To Us’ campaign.

Entries are invited from both published and emerging poets, in English or Irish, with special categories for younger entrants and a new Spoken Word category for performance poetry. Poets can submit up to THREE poems, and entry is free.

Curtear fáilte roimh iontrálacha le haghaidh an tríú comórtas bliantúil filíochta Trocaire Éigse Éireann ar an téama 'It's Up To Us!'

The closing date is Friday 28th March 2014, and winners will be notified by Friday 9th May 2014. Entries will be judged by poets Mary Shine Thompson and Nuala Ni Dhomnaill, and Trish Groves from Trócaire.

Prizes for adults include choices such as a stay at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Annaghmakerrig, a year's subscription to Poetry Ireland Review, or professional feedback on your poetry through Poetry Ireland's Critical Assessment Service. Younger entrants can win a Kindle or book tokens, and a visit to your school by a writer.

Enter the competition via Poetry Ireland’s website.

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