Thursday, 9 August 2012

Westport Arts Festival Poetry Competition

For the first time ever, Westport Arts Festival is running a poetry competition.

Our three prestigious judges will sift through entries in three categories
  • Under 12s
  • Under 18s 
  • Adult. 
The winner in the Under 12 category will receive €75
The Under 18s winner will receive €100
First prize in the adult category is €500 and a weekend break in the Wyatt Hotel in the heart of Westport.

Dermot Healy and Gerard Reily and a mystery judge. **

** I am available to judge competitions! Call me Westport!

As poets find inspiration in any and every aspect of life, Westport Arts Festival is not curtailing the poetic imagination by laying down a theme.

Deadline: September 21, 2012

Entry form, details here

Winners will be announced at a prize giving event on Friday, October 5, 2012. Shortlisted entrants will be notified one week in advance and invited to attend.

Cost of entry
  • Adults: €3 per entry, 4 entries for €10. Unlimited entries.
  • Under 12s and under 18s: €1 per entry. One entry per person, entries via schools.

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