The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is pleased to announce details of the Waterford Poetry Prize 2017. The Waterford Poetry Prize is open to all writers currently living on the island of Ireland.
The prize will be presented at the Imagine Arts Festival incorporating the Waterford Writers Weekend which runs from October 19th – 29th 2017 in venues throughout Waterford city and county. This prize has emerged from the influence of the late Waterford writer Seán Dunne whose poetry still continues to inspire.
There is no age limit and no entry fee for the Waterford Poetry Prize 2017.
The first prize is €400 plus attendance at a designated writing course at the Molly Keane Writers Retreat, Ardmore in 2018. 2nd prize €300. 3rd prize €200. The closing date for receipt of entries is 12 noon on 26th June 2017.
The entry form and guidelines can be downloaded from www.waterfordcouncil.ie and www.waterfordarts.com
or by contacting the Arts Office on 058/41416.