The Brian Dempsey Memorial Prize consists of two competitions:
1. The Short Collection Prize – for entries of 10 poems (Open to UK entries only)
The winner in this category will be offered publication of a short collection of their poems and 70 copies of the book.
2. The Single Poem category — All entries eligible after the Short Collection prizewinner has been selected (Open internationally)
Three cash prizes for individual poems: £200; £100 and £50.
All long-listed poems are published in an anthology and a free copy will be sent to every poet included in the book.
Judge: Callum James