Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Teen Poetry Competition – West Cork Literary Festival

Are you a budding poet aged 14 - 18? Would you like a chance to win a place in a performance workshop? Would you like to perform your poem at the West Cork Literary Festival? Would you like to see your winning poem appear in the local newspaper?

The West Cork Literary Festival is delighted to announce their first Teen Poetry Competition for 14 to 18 year old poets! Award-winning West Cork poet Leanne O’Sullivan will judge this inaugural competition. Applicants should send their poem, no longer than one A4 page, to:-
West Cork Literary Festival Office, 13 Glengarriff Road, Bantry, Co. Cork. Closing date for the competition is May 15th. This competition offers a number of exciting prizes: ten short-listed poets will win a place on a performance workshop led by poet Dave Lordan; the poets will perform their poems at a special Teen Poetry Event during the festival; the winning poem will be published in the Southern Star and there are cash prizes too. For further details see http://www.westcorkliteraryfestival.ie

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