The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award 2009
Closing date for entries extended to Wednesday, 7th October 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The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award for a first unpublished collection of poems in English is open to poets, born in the island of Ireland, or of Irish nationality, or long term resident in Ireland.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 has been extended to Wednesday 7th October 2009. The Award will be presented on the evening of the 27th November at the opening of the Annual Patrick Kavanagh Weekend in Inniskeen.
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