Bailieborough Poetry Competition

The Bailieborough Poetry Competition closes on September 26th 2014.

Prizes: €250 for winning poem with 2nd and 3rd prizes also to be awarded.

Submit poems of up to 50 lines each, previously unpublished online or in print. You can submit up to three poems per entry. No limit as to number of entries.

Entry Fees: €5 per entry (3 poems).

The judging panel for 2014 is chaired by Michael Farry, assisted by Máiréad Donnellan and Paddy Smith.

All shortlisted poems will be featured at a reading at Bailieborough Poetry Festival on the 11th of October 2014, and authors will be invited to attend. If you’re not able to attend, a LitLab member will read your poem. The winner will be announced at this event and the winning poem will be published on the festival website. Shortlisted poems may also be published on the website.

You’ll find out further information over on their website.