Friday, 19 February 2010

Cavan Poetry and Warning

I'll be putting up a post by a GUEST BLOGGER this weekend. Watch this space. I've never done this before so you'll have to let me know what you think.


The lovely Windows editors Heather Brett and Noel Monahan are organising the Cavan Crystal/Windows Publications 18th National Student & Adult Poetry Competition.

Deadline: March 31st.

Prizes: Cash prizes in each category and the winner gets a beautiful Cavan Crystal goblet

Student Competition:

Fee: Free.
First prize: for each of the student categories €100
Junior Category- Open to all students aged 10-13 throughout Ireland in primary or national school education or equivalent.
Senior Category- Open to all students aged 13-18 throughout Ireland insecond level education or equivalent.
Irish language Category- Open to all students in Ireland between 10 and 18.

Adult Competition:
First prize:  €500.
Fee: €10 for each three poems entered.

It is a condition of this competition that winning poets make themselves available to come and read their work at the Awards Ceremony in Cavan Crystal Hotel on Thursday May 20th 2010 at 8pm.

Competition entries will also be accepted online as well as by post.
A shortlist of winners will appear by the beginning of May.
More details on the Windows Publications website

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