Galway University Hospital Arts Trust Poetry Competition
Deadline: 7th Mar 14
Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust is seeking entries for its annual poetry competition. Poems entered in the competition should be no more than 30 lines long. They must be the original work of the entrant. Poems previously published in magazines or poetry collections are eligible. Multiple entries are accepted; poets can enter as many poems as they wish.
PRIZE: The winner will have her or his poem published and displayed on the Arts Corridor of University Hospital Galway as part of the 2014 'Poems For Patience'. 'Poems For Patience' is a long running series which over the past decade has featured poems by leading Irish and international poests such as Seamus Heaney, Michael Longley, Vona Groarke, Jane Hirschfield, Tess Gallagher and many more. The winner will also be invited to read her or his winning poem at the launch of the '2014 Poems For Patience' at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature in April 2014. The winner will also be given a copy of their poem printed as a 'Poems For Patience' poster.
ENTRY FEE: to enter one poem the fee is €10. If you enter two or more poems the entry fee is €7.50 per poem i.e. to enter two poems it costs €15, to enter three €22.50 and so on.
Payment should be made by cheque or postal order payable to: Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust.
Entries should be sent by post to: Margaret Flannery, Arts Director, Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust, Galway University Hospitals, University Hospital, Newcastle Road, Galway.
Do not put your name on the poems; please include your contact details on a separate sheet.
Further details can be obtained from Margaret.Flannery@hse.ie