Monday, 8 January 2018

20 years of Strokestown

To celebrate 20 years of the Strokestown Poetry festival, they have a new competition.

To mark 20 years, there is a new competition for 20 lines of poetry, based on any of 20 picture prompts - with 20 prizes. The winning entries will be displayed alongside the images during the Festival, from May 3rd - 7th 2018.  

The poetry competition is available on-line, costs just €3 per poem, and will be judged by poet Noelle Lynskey, who will read all entries.

The first prize is €100, with 19 runners-up each receiving €20. 

Deadline: February 9th 

Entries can be less than, but no more than, 20 lines.

So let's be brief

More details – and 20 picture prompts- are available on 

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