The Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Competition

The Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Competition

Monday, 30 November 2020, 11.00pm

The Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Competition is now open to original, unpublished and unbroadcast poems in the English language of 40 lines or fewer.

The poem can be on any subject, in any style, by a writer of any nationality, living anywhere in the world. Translated work is not in the scope of this competition. Once entered, no alterations can be made to the submission. Simultaneous submissions are accepted but please notify us immediately should your work be accepted elsewhere.

Deadline: 30th November, 2020 (midnight). Entries are accepted from 31st September.

Cost of entry: €7 per poem or €30 for a batch of five. If you would like to submit more than five poems, please make more than one entry.

As the poem is judged anonymously, the entrant’s name must not appear on poem pages.

1st Prize
— €2,000
—Featured reading at the Cork International Poetry Festival (March 2021)
— Publication in Southword

2nd Prize
— €500
— Publication in Southword

3rd Prize
— €250
— Publication in Southword

Ten runners-up
— €50
— Publication in Southword

See link below for further details.


Published on 13 October 2020


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