Saturday, 10 May 2014

Free Wee Library, Poetry Competition 2014

Poetry Competition for adults and children – English and Irish Language Categories
Entries are now being accepted for the Free Wee Library Poetry competition 2014. The competition is open to everyone provided the work is the original work of the author submitting it. Entries must NOT have been previously published in any media, self published, broadcast, and or/won any competition.
Prizes will be awarded for 1st 2nd English and 1st 2nd Irish Language for each Category as follows:
  • Adults:
    • 1st Prize €150 + 250 copies of winning poem printed in bookmark format for distribution throughout the FWLP
    • 2nd Prize €75 + 100 copies of winning poem printed in bookmark format for distribution throughout the FWLP.
  • Children Over 10:
    • 1st Prize €30+ 100 copies of winning poem printed in bookmark format for distribution throughout the FWLP
    • 2nd Prize €15 + two book vouchers
  • Children Under 10:
    • 1st Prize €20 + 100 copies of winning poem printed in bookmark format for distribution throughout the FWLP
    • 2nd Prize €10 + two book vouchers
The competition is open to everyone as long as the poem is the original work of the author submitting it.
Entries must not have been previously published in any media, self published, broadcast, and/or won any competition. Both English and Irish poems are being accepted.
Entry Fee
There will be an entry fee for the adult sections of €5 (for a maximum of 3 poems) Fee made payable by cheque or postal order to Free Wee Library Project C/O The Exchange, Castle Ave, Buncrana, Co Donegal
No entry fee for children’s section.
The entrant’s name should NOT be written on the poem but should be written on a separate sheet with full contact details (name, address, telephone numbers, email address) To ensure fairness writers’ names will not be revealed to the judging panel until winners have been selected.
Poems can be on any subject with a maximum limit of 15 lines per poem. Early entries will be much appreciated.
Closing date 5pm on 30th May 2014.
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