Thursday, 15 October 2015

THE BALLYMALOE INTERNATIONAL POETRY PRIZE 2015 IS NOW OPEN!

THE BALLYMALOE INTERNATIONAL POETRY PRIZE 2015 IS NOW OPEN!




Set in ten acres of organic market gardens, orchards and greenhouses, which are, in turn, surrounded by a hundred acres of organic farm, Darina Allen’s Ballymaloe Cookery School is the proud sponsor of the Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize, in association with The Moth.


This year’s judge – Billy Collins – is a two-term US Poet Laureate and ‘the most popular poet in America,’ according to the New York Times.


The Prize is for a single unpublished poem. The competition is open to anyone, and you can enter as many poems as you like.


The entry fee is €12 per poem.


ENTER ONLINE HERE


Or you can send your poem(s) along with a cheque or postal order made payable to The Moth Magazine Ltd. and an entry form (downloadable HERE) or a cover letter with your name and contact details and the title of poem(s) attached to: The Moth, Ardan Grange, Milltown, Belturbet, Co. Cavan, Ireland.


And don’t forget to READ THE RULES before you enter!


The shortlist will be announced in March 2016.
The four shortlisted poems will feature in the spring issue of The Moth.
The overall winner will be announced at a special award ceremony in Dublin.

The best of luck!


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Winners of previous years can be found here


Click here for updates on the Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize and other competitions

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