Tuesday, May 12, 2015

iYeats Poetry Competition 2015

iYeats Poetry Competition 2015

The Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo, fosters the importance of poetry with two competitions annually. The iYeats Poetry Competition is now open for entries.

The iYeats Poetry Competition is an annual, online, international poetry competition which has won a prestigious reputation for the calibre of both entrants and judges. The competition is open to all those 16 years of age and upwards. An overall prize is awarded as well as an emerging prize to a young poet aged between 16-25 years of age.

General category: First Prize €500
Emerging category: €300 (aged 16 – 25 years)

The iYeats Poetry competition was launched by the Hawk's Well Theatre in 2009 to mark the 50th Yeats International Summer School and the 70th anniversary of the death of W. B Yeats. Now in its 7th year running, the Hawk’s Well Theatre is delighted to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Yeats’ birth through encouraging poets around the world.
iYeats 2015 dates for your diary -

Closing date for entries: Wed 1 July, 2015 at 5pm

Winners will be notified by: Monday 20 July, 2015

Results publicly announced: Late July, during the Yeats International Summer School

Judges for 2015 are Jane Clarke and Dave Lordan.

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