Irländsk poesitävling Words by Water

Words by Water har också en poesitävling.

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Terms and Conditions.

There is no restriction on subject matter.

The competition is open to people of 16 years and older.

Up to three poems per person is permitted.

Competition is open internationally.

Entries must be in English.

1st Prize is €150 plus publication in the Evening Echo.

Entries can be up to and including 30 lines in length.

Entries must be the original work of the author and must not have been previously published either in writing or electronically. Entries which have received awards in other competitions are also ineligible.

The author’s name and details should be included when the poem is submitted. The poems will be passed on to the judge without these details, all poems will be judged as anonymous.

Entries will be accepted between May 1 and August 31, 2017. Entries received after this date will not be considered

The judge’s decision is final and Kinsale Literary Festival will not enter into correspondence concerning the judging or merits awarded. The onus is on the author to ensure that their entry complies with the rules of the competition

Entries should be submitted electronically only, by email to Hard copies will not be admissible.

Shortlisted writers will be invited to attend the award ceremony on Thursday, October 5, 2017, however, all expenses incurred will be the writer’s own.

While copyright of the poem will remain with the author, Kinsale Literary Festival reserves the right to arrange the first publication and broadcast of the selected works. The right to use the poems to further publicise this award is also retained by Kinsale Literary Festival. The winning poet will agree to have their photograph taken and used for publicity purposes by Kinsale Literary Festival

The entry fee is €6 per poem (up to a maximum of three poems) and must be paid via our online payment system, using the entrant’s name as the reference.

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