Tuesday 5 March 2019

Padraic Colum International Gathering - Adult Poetry Competition 2019

Prizes for this year’s Adult Poetry Competition are: 1st prize €250, 2nd prize €75 and 3rd prize €50. Winners will be announced at our Padraic Colum Commemorative Concert on Friday, May 17th – all welcome!

Saturday 2 March 2019

haiku/senryu writing competition

To celebrate Poetry Day in Ireland, Anam Cara Writer's and Artist's Retreat in Beara, West Cork, Ireland (www.anamcararetreat.com), is organising and sponsoring a haiku/senryu writing competition. They are looking forward to your joining the celebration with your entry.
Please submit up to three previously unpublished and original haiku (nature based) and/or senryu (human nature based) to Poetry Day Competition at c. The Subject Line must read ‘Poetry Day Competition’. Please include contact details only on your cover email; each entry should be submitted in a Word doc or PDF with no identifying information and the contact info either in the body of the email or in a separate document.
First Prize: A week's all-inclusive retreat at Anam Cara Writer's and Artist's Retreat
Runners Up: A collection of haiku/senryu books published by Alba Publishing
Deadline: 31 March 2019
Winners Announced: 2 May 2019
Judges:  Maeve O'Sullivan and Kim Richardson
You may find the following resources, and guidelines for writing haiku, of interest: