Competitions and Festivals
WILD ATLANTIC WORDS 2015
Our Wild Atlantic Words competitions 2015
are now open, with first prizes of €500 in the open competition and €50 in the school students’ competition. We invite entries on any theme related to coastal landscape or maritime life and heritage. We are very pleased that Breda Wall Ryan will judge the open competition entries. The closing date for both competitions is 19 July 2015.
For details of the open competition, click here
For details of the school students’ competitions, click here
Our Wild Atlantic Words poetry festival
will take place in Castletownbere, County Cork, on 5 and 6 September 2015. It will include workshops led by award-winning poets, public readings, an open mic event, and publication of the competition anthologies.
For the full programme, click here
For results of previous competitions, and a selection of successful entries, please click on the links below.
Poets Meet Politics 2015
Poets Meet Painters 2014
Poets Meet Politics 2014
Poets Meet Painters 2013
Short Short Story competition 2013
Poets Meet Painters 2012
Hungry Hill Poetry Prize 2012
Short Short Story competition 2012
Poets Meet Politics 2012
Poets Meet Painters 2011
Poets Meet Painters 2010