Munster Literature Center

Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Prize
Deadline: 
- Check back on October 15 for Upcoming Deadline

A prize of 1,000 euros (approximately $1,290) and publication in Southword is given annually for a poem. The winner also receives some travel expenses, as well as lodging and meals, to give a reading at the Cork Spring International Poetry Festival in Cork, Ireland, in February. Thomas McCarthy will judge. Submit one poem with a $7 entry fee or five poems with a $26 entry fee, each of up to 40 lines, by December 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Munster Literature Center, Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Prize, Frank O’Connor House, 84 Douglas Street, Cork, Ireland.

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