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The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2009

September 22, 2009


CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES TO THE COMPETITION

FRIDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER 2009.

The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award for a first unpublished collection of poems in English is open to poets, born in the island of Ireland, or of Irish nationality, or long term resident in Ireland.

The award is now in its 38th year. Previous winners include Eileán Ni Chuilleanáin, Paul Durcan, Thomas McCarthy, Peter Sirr, Sinead Morrissey, Conor O’Callaghan, Celia de Freine and Joseph Woods. The winner of this year’s award will receive €1,000. Certificates will be awarded for 2nd and 3rd place. Closing date for entries is Friday 25th September 2009. The Award will be presented on the evening of the 27th November at the opening of the Annual Patrick Kavanagh Weekend in Inniskeen.

Rules and entry form from the Patrick Kavanagh Centre, Inniskeen: Tel. 00353(0)429378560,  Fax 00353(0)429378855  E-mail: infoatpkc@eircom.net www.patrickkavanaghcountry.com


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