Call for Applications – The Irish Times Poetry Now Award
Deadline 31st May 2012 at 12 noon
Poetry Now at Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival
Tues 4th to Sun 9th of September
Poetry Now calls for applications for The Irish Times Poetry Now Award.
The Irish Times Poetry Now Award is presented annually to the author of the best single volume of poems published by an Irish poet in the previous year. The shortlist of 5 titles will be announced in The Irish Times in advance of the festival and the winner will be announced in The Irish Times and at Poetry Now at Mountains to Sea dlr Book Festival which takes place from the 4th to the 9th of September 2012.
Previous winners have included Harry Clifton, Seamus Heaney, Sinéad Morrissey, Derek Mahon and Dorothy Molloy. The prize-winner will receive €5000.
The judges for this year’s award are Gerald Dawe, James Harpur and Mary Shine Thompson.
The award is made possible by the generous support of The Irish Times.
For more information and details on eligibility and entries please contact:
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