Waterford Poetry Prize 2023

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The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is pleased to announce that entries are now being accepted for the Waterford Poetry Prize 2023. The Waterford Poetry Prize is open to all writers currently living on the island of Ireland. 

The winners of the Waterford Poetry Prize 2023 will be announced at the SpeakEasy event in Waterford city at the Waterford Writers Weekend on Friday 27th October 2023 by the judge; writer and poet Colm Keegan.

There is no age limit and no entry fee for the Waterford Poetry Prize 2023.

The first prize is €400 plus attendance at a designated writing course at the Molly Keane Writers Retreat, Ardmore in 2024. Second prize is €300 plus a writing course in Ardmore and third prize is €200. 

The closing date for receipt of entries is 12 noon on Monday 21st August 2023. 

Online entries only will be accepted on the Waterford Submit link https://submit.link/1OZ