Saturday, 3 January 2015

The Strokestown Poetry Prize 2015

The Strokestown Poetry Prize

A poem in English of not more than 70 lines.
Prizes: €1,500, €500, €300 & 3 runners up prizes of €100.
The six shortlisted poets will also be invited to read their work at the festival.


Duais Filíochta Dhúbhglas de hÍde  - The Douglas Hyde Irish Language Poetry Prize

A poem in Irish, of not more than 70 lines.
Prizes: €500, & 5 runners up prizes of €100
The six shortlisted poets will also be invited to read their work at the festival.



The Percy French Prize for comic verse

Witty poem of not more than 70 lines on any subject – but must be funny, suitable for family audiences and radio broadcast.
Prizes:  €300, €200, and 5 runners up prizes of €100.



 The Roscommon Poets Prize

A poem in Irish or English of not more than 70 lines submitted by a resident of County Roscommon or a member of a County Roscommon Writers Group
Prizes: 1st. €100, 2nd. €75 & 3rd. €25
Fee: €6 per entry via PayPal, For postal entries each poem must be accompanied by a fee of €5/£5 Sterling/$5 US dollars.
The Strokestown Poetry Awards shortlists will be announced in mid-March, and the prizes will be announced and awarded during the Strokestown International Poetry Festival, Co. Roscommon, Ireland, which will take place over the weekend of 1-3 May, 2015.
Deadline: Friday February 27th. 2015
To find out more click here

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