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Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Competition 2021

A competition for original, unpublished and unbroadcast poems written in English and consisting of no more than 40 lines. Open to everyone.

Entries can be on any subject, but please note that translated work is not eligible. Simultaneous submissions are accepted but please notify us immediately should your work be accepted elsewhere.

1st prize: €2,000 + featured reading at Cork International Poetry Festival 2022
2nd prize: €500
3rd prize: €250
Plus ten runner-up prizes of €50
All winning entries will be published in Southword literary journal

Closing date
Tue 30 Nov 2021
Entry fee
€7 per poem | €30 for five