Red Line Book Festival Poetry Competition

Deadline: 24 Aug 2020

Red Line Book Festival are calling on aspiring poets to submit their work for the 2020 Red Line Book Festival poetry competition.

Now in its eighth year, the prestigious competition attracts hundreds of entries from all across the island of Ireland annually. The 2019 winner was Rory Duffy for his poem A Guide to the Items Recovered from the Stomach of the Last Wild Whale.

The winning poet will win a cash prize of €300. There is also a cash prize of €200 for second place and €100 for third place. Shortlisted poets will be invited to read their poem as part of the 2020 Red Line Book Festival, which runs 12th - 18th October.

This year, Red Line Book Festival are honoured to have award-winning poet Peter Sirr judge the competition entries.

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