The Strokestown International Prize 2018

Deadline: 1 Dec 2017

Strokestown is Ireland’s longest-running poetry festival, and has established a reputation for friendly informality twinned with deep respect for poetry, poets and poetry lovers. Here’s your chance to take part in it. Entries will be accepted from Friday 1st September 2017, and will be until 1st December 2017. You may enter as early and as often as you choose for an entry fee of €6.00 per poem.

1st Prize € 2,000, plus  A week-long residency at Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat

2nd Prize € 700

3rd Prize € 500

Reading fees of € 300 for 5 shortlisted poets

The 8 shortlisted poems will be printed in the Strokestown Anthology 2018,

Competition closes 1st December 2017

Judges Moya Cannon & Harry Clifton

Prize winner announced in Strokestown 6th May 2018


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