Thursday, June 14, 2012

The Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize 2012


Just in from the Moth Magazine - The Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize 2012 is officially launched! The first prize is €5,000 (!) plus two nights B&B for two (including one evening meal). The second and third prizes are €1,000 and €500 respectively. 


The judge this year is Leontia Flynn, winner of a Forward Prize for Best First Collection and a Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. You can enter as many poems as you like. It costs €6 per poem (or €7.50 per poem if you're sending a money order).

You can enter online via the website or send your entries to:

The Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize
c/o The Moth
The Bog Road
Co. Cavan

The closing date is 31 December 2012.Thats plenty of time to get writing, and its international too, open to anyone, anywhere...and the new edition of the Moth looks gorgeous!


Theresa Milstein said...

Good luck to everyone who enters!

Niamh said...

How about you T? Its international:)