Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Charles Macklin Festival and Poetry Prize

The Charles Macklin Autumn School will take place from Thursday 10 October 2013 to Sunday 14 October 2013. The weekend is dedicated to local playwright and actor Charles Macklin who was born in 1690 and died in 1797 aged 107.

The Charles Macklin Poetry Prize 2013

There are three cash prizes for a single unpublished poem.
  • 1st prize - €200 
  • 2nd prize - €100 
  • 3rd prize - €50
  • There will also be three highly commended poems chosen.
Winners shall be invited to read their poems at a prize-giving ceremony which will take place
during The Charles Macklin Autumn School 10th – 13th October 2013 in Culdaff,
Inishowen, Co Donegal.

The poem can be of any length but must be no longer than 40 lines.
The entry fee is €8 per poem.

Pretty steep fee I think. Maybe they're all very rich in Donegal

Deadline: 30 August 2013

Anonymous entry,
no named judge that I can see.
Postal entries only.

 Link here.

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