Thursday, 4 October 2012


This year's judge is that wonderful poet and raconteur Thomas McCarthy. Send him moving, sensuous stuff, send him political stuff (your best election poem!) - he excels at both. Just saying.

1st Prize is €1000, a trip to Cork for the Cork Spring Poetry Festival (which this year features over 25 poets from nine countries including Carolyn Forché, Gwyneth Lewis, Dennis O'Driscoll and Karen Solie) and publication in Southword. Go here for more.

Munster Lit's budget has been slashed by 10%, a significant amount. They have a donations button on their homepage but even by entering the Greg O'D you can help them out.

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