The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition 2019

Deadline: 16 Mar 2019


The Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Competition was inaugurated in 2012 by the late Barney Sheehan, poetry impresario of the White House Poetry Revival, in honour of Limerick poet Desmond O’Grady. It was last held in 2014. The Limerick Writers’ Centre are reviving the competition as part of their April is Poetry Month in Limerick 2019 festival. The prizewinner of this year’s competition will be announced during April and will be invited to give a reading of his/her work during the 2020 festival. Poems, can be in either Irish or English. Entry is by email to limerickwriterscentre@gmail.com

Deadline: Saturday 16 March 2019

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