An international poetry competition run by the Munster Literature Centre in Cork, Ireland, (http://www.munsterlit.ie) is currently open for submissions.
Facebook: The Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Prize is now open for submissions! 1st Prize includes 1000 Euro, publication in Southword Journal, a trip to Cork to read your work at the Cork Spring Poetry festival AND a week-long writer’s retreat at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre! 2nd Prize: 500 Euro + Southword publication. 10 runners up receive Southword Journal publication and standard fee of 30 Euro. Deadline 30 November. Judge: Matthew Sweeney. For more submission guidelines, terms, and conditions, please visit http://www.munsterlit.ie/Gregory%20ODonoghue%20International%20Poetry%20Competition.html
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The Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Prize is now open for submissions! This is a prize for single poem, named in honour of a late Irish poet long associated with the Munster Literature Centre. First prize is 1,000 Euro (on 7 October 2014 approx. USD 1263 or GBP 784), a week-long writer’s retreat at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre and publication in Southword Literary Journal. The MLC will subvent travel costs for the winner up to 600 Euro and provide hotel accommodation and meals for three days during the Cork Spring Poetry Festival. The author who takes first prize will have the chance to read the winning poem at the Cork Spring Poetry Festival in February 2014. There will be a second prize of E500, third prize of E250, and ten runners-up will each have their poems published and receive Southword’’s standard fee of E30. Southword Journal has previously published Billy Collins, Sinéad Morrissey, Martín Espada, Greg Delanty, Tess Gallagher, Matthew Sweeney and Brian Turner amongst many other respected literary figures. (http://www.munsterlit.ie/Southword/issues_index.html)
The deadline is 30 November 2014 and this year's judge is poet Matthew Sweeney. ( http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/11102 )
More information, including submission guidelines, may be found on our website: http://www.munsterlit.ie/Gregory%20ODonoghue%20International%20Poetry%20Competition.html
or via our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/odonoghue.poetry.competition