The Golden Pen Poetry Competition

The Golden Pen Poetry Competition closes soon on the 1st of April 2015.

Submit poems of less than 70 lines on a topic of your choice to The Golden Pen, Gurteen, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway.

First Prize: €1000 plus Consolation Prizes. The winning entries will be published in their festival magazine.

Entry fee: €5 per poem.

They also have a junior category and invite entries from primary school pupils. No word limit. The first prize for this category is €50 and the entry fee is €3 per poem.

Names and details should be sent on separate sheets.

For further information please contact John Corbett at