Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust Annual Poetry Competition

The Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust Annual Poetry Competition – Poems for Patience is now open until March 3rd, 2017.

Poems should be no more than 30 lines long.

Prize: The winner will have her or his poem published and displayed on the Arts Corridor of University Hospital Galway as part of the 2017 Poems For Patience. After the exhibition the poems are then displayed in waiting areas throughout Galway University Hospitals. The winner will also be invited to read his or her winning poem at the launch of the 2017 Poems For Patience at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature in April 2017 and will be provided with accommodation in Galway if travelling for one night during the festival. They will also receive a a copy of their poem printed and framed. Finally, the winner will be asked to submit six poems for consideration to be a Featured Reader at the Over The Edge: Open Reading series in Galway City Library.

Entry Fee: €10 for one poem. If you enter two or more poems the entry fee is €7.50 per poem

Payment should be made by cheque or postal order payable to Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust.
Entries should be sent by post to Margaret Flannery, Arts Director, Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust, Galway University Hospitals, University Hospital, Newcastle Road, Galway. Do not put your name on the poems; please include your contact details on a separate sheet.