The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is pleased to announce that entries are now being accepted for the Waterford Poetry Prize 2022. The Waterford Poetry Prize is open to all writers currently living on the island of Ireland.
The winners will be announced at a special event at the Waterford Writers Weekend on Friday 28th October 2022 during the Imagine Arts Festival.
There is no age limit and no entry fee for the Waterford Poetry Prize 2022.
The first prize is €400 plus attendance at a designated writing course at the Molly Keane Writers Retreat, Ardmore in 2023. Second prize is €300 plus a writing course in Ardmore and third prize is €200. The closing date for receipt of entries is 12 noon on Friday 12th August 2022.
The Arts Office is pleased to have the writer and poet Colm Keegan as judge.