Padraic Colum International Gathering Adult Poetry Competition 2019

Deadline: 12 Apr 2019

Padraic Colum International Gathering Adult Poetry Competition 2019. This year's poetry competition will be based on the Padraic Colum poem 'An Old Woman of the Roads'. All submissions must be inspired by this specific poem. Prizes include €250, €75 and €50. The adjudicator for this competition is John Connell, acclaimed Longford author of 'The Cow Book'. 

Submission Guidelines: 

- All submissions must be the original work of the entrant, and must not be published or broadcasted before the closing date. 

- All entries must be either written or typed on one side of the paper only.

- Name, email address and postal address must be included on a separate attached sheet or Word document. 

- Poems limited to 40 lines. 

Entries are to be sent to Creative Ireland Longford, Longford Library HQ, Town Centre Longford, N39 HK76, or emailed to creativeireland@longfordcoco.ie

Deadline: Friday 12 April, 5pm. 

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