Saturday, 29 October 2011

Windows Publications 20th National Poetry Competition

The Windows Publications 20th National Poetry Competition (including adults) deadline is Friday, December 16. The winners will be notified by April 2012 and must appear at the awards ceremony on Sunday, May 13 in Cavan Crystal Hotel.

Anyone who wishes to submit poetry, short stories, prose or artwork to Windows Publications for their next Authors & Artists Introduction Series 10 in 2012, can send up to 12 poems or two short stories or pieces or prose (maximum 3,000 words each) and up to 10 images of artwork to

This is a competition both for students and for adults. This anthology, under the direction of Noel Monaghan, a poet and playwright, Canadian born poet Heather Brett and Romanian novelist Simion Dumitrache, has been going stronger and stronger now for two decades.

Windows held its first student poetry competition in Cavan in 1992 attracting about 100 entries. Today that same competition is one of the biggest, sponsored by Cavan Crystal and attracts up to 2,000 entries from all over Ireland.

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