Entries are now invited for the annual Pigott Poetry Prize, presented at Listowel Writers' Week. The Prize is for the best book of poetry by an Irish poet published between 1st February 2019 and 31st January 2020.
The 2019 Prize-winner was Ailbhe D’Arcy with her second collection Insistence published by Bloodaxe Books.
This year’s adjudicators are poets Jo Shapcott and Ian McMillan. A shortlist of three collections will be revealed in March 2020 with the award of €10,000 presented to the winner at the Opening Ceremony of Listowel Writers’ Week on the 27th May 2020.