Deadline extended! Poetry Ireland Yeats Summer School Scholarship

28th May 2018

Deadline extended to 22 June. 

The Yeats International Summer School will take place in Sligo from 19th to 27th July 2018. The full programme of events can be reviewed here.

Directors Professor Matthew Campbell and Dr Lauren Arrington will present an intriguing programme around the theme of The Greening of Yeats with a range of international speakers. The co-directors will follow in the fine Summer School tradition of offering a unique learning experience through the sharing of ideas and opinions, during both the formal and informal events of the programme.

The poetry workshop on Sunday 22 July will be facilitated by Leontia Flynn. Mike McCormack will speak about writing and the inspiration for his award winning Solar Bones.

Poetry Ireland, the Yeats Summer School and Irish Landmark Trust are delighted to offer a scholarship worth €650 for a poet to attend the Yeats Summer School, along with accommodation in the Irish Landmark Trust's beautiful Annaghmore House from 19-24 July. 

Eligibility: 

The scholarship is aimed at writers who have published at least two collections, who are Irish or who are resident on the island of Ireland. 

How to Apply:

Please submit a one-page reflection on how Yeats has influenced your work to info@poetryireland.ie with the subject line Poetry Ireland Yeats Summer School Scholarship

Extended Application Deadline: 

Friday 22 June 2018, 5pm.