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Waterford Poetry Prize 2018 – now open for submissions

The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is pleased to
announce details of the Waterford Poetry Prize 2018. The
Waterford Poetry Prize is open to all writers currently living on the island of Ireland.

The prize will be presented at the Waterford Writers Weekend,
26th to 28th October 2018 during the Imagine Arts Festival in
Waterford city.

There is no age limit and no entry fee for the Waterford Poetry
Prize 2018.

The first prize is €400 plus attendance at a designated writing
course at the Molly Keane Writers Retreat, Ardmore in 2019. 2nd
prize €300. 3rd prize €200. The closing date for receipt of entries
is 4pm on Friday 10th August 2018.

The entry form and guidelines can be downloaded below and www.waterfordarts.com or by contacting the Arts Office on 058/41416.

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Noel King
5 years ago

Just wondering why you don’t state who the judge/s are for the Waterford Poetry Prize. You must be the only comp on this Island who doesn’t. It’s important for an entrant to know as they may have entered the poem in anther comp to the same judge and also they can ‘pitch’ it to the stated judge. etc

5 years ago
Reply to  Noel King

Hi Noel – it states in the application form that the judge for the competition is the poet Grace Wells.

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