Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Poets Meet Painters writing competition

The Poets Meet Painters competition 2013 is open for entries.

This also incorporates a new Mill Cove Poetry Award.

As always, this is a competition for poems inspired by works of art exhibited or sponsored by Mill Cove Gallery and Sculpture Garden.

For a sample slideshow click here

Additionally, the highest placed poem inspired by a ceramic work will receive the Mill Cove Poetry Award. If the overall winning poem relates to a ceramic work, the next eligible poem will receive the Mill Cove Poetry Award.

Check eligible illustrations in Irish Ceramics: the best of Irish ceramic sculpture (available for purchase here ).

The competition will be judged by Leanne O'Sullivan.

There will be a first prize of €200, and in addition there will be a Mill Cove Gallery award for a poem inspired by a ceramic work.

Deadline: 17 June 2013

Each poem must not exceed 40 lines
Up to three poems may be submitted per entry.
A fee of €8 per entry is payable via PayPal or cheque

For full details of the competition and how to enter, visit

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