The Maynooth University Library Ken Saro-Wiwa Poetry Competition is open until May 29, 2020.

Free to enter. Judge: Jessica Traynor

The competition is for a poem that embodies the ideals of writer and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa. These include: environmental destruction, social justice, land rights, power and control.

The competition has two categories: Adult: Over 18 years of age. Schools: Transition year and above. Prizes are National Book Tokens worth €100 (first prize) and €50 (second prize) in each category.

Winners and shortlisted poems will be published in a winner’s anthology to be launched in Maynooth University Library on 12th November 2020.

More here.