2022 Red Line Festival poetry competition – open for submissions – closing 12 Sept

Red Line Festival is calling on aspiring poets to submit their work for the 2022 Red Line Festival poetry competition.

Now in its tenth year, the prestigious Red Line Poetry Competition attracts hundreds of entries from all across the island of Ireland annually.

This year, Red Line Festival is honoured to have award-winning poet Jessica Traynor judge the competition entries.

The closing date for entries is Monday 12th September 2022 and no entries will be accepted after this date.

The shortlist will be announced on Monday 3rd October 2022 and the prize winners announced during this year’s Red Line Festival which runs from October 13th – 16th 2022.

The Red Line Festival is an initiative of South Dublin Libraries and Arts at South Dublin County Council. Held in October each year, the festival celebrates the very best in local, national and international writing. Taking place in venues across South County Dublin, the Red Line Festival provides a programme of events and workshops that appeals to people of all ages and interests, from children to adults, casual readers to bookworms.

To apply

Entries should be submitted by email to poetrycompetition@sdublincoco.ie.  Please include your completed entry form and a single word document containing your poem(s).

Enrty Forms and Competition Rules are available from the Red Line Festival website below.

Red Line Festival poetry competition

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