The 1st Prize winner will recieve the Ledwidge plaque (a keepsake) inscribed with the winner’s name & cash prize. Cash prizes and books wil be awarded to the Second and Third places, and merit certificates for finalists.
The first 3 poems will be entered in the Forward Prize UK. In addition, the winner will be invited to read at the annual Francis Ledwidge Commemoration at the National War Memorial Gardens in July 2018.
-Poems must be the competitor’s own work
-not previously published or broadcast.
-Poems should not exceed 40 lines of type
-Entry fee: €5 per poem
-Max. 6 poems payable to the Inchicore Ledwidge Society
Please include your name, address and telephone number on a separate sheet. Also, S.A.E. or e-mail address for winners list. Poems will not be returned.
All entries must be submitted before 5th. November 2017 to:
The Francis Ledwidge International Poetry Award 2017,
C/o 20, Emmet CrescentInchicore, Dublin 8
Winners will be notified and results will be announced at their annual awards night.
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