First Collection Poetry Prize

Poetry Prize Form and Terms and Conditions 2015

THE SEAMUS HEANEY CENTRE FOR POETRY
PRIZE FOR FIRST FULL COLLECTION 2015
Supported by Glucksman Ireland House, New York University

*** Prize increased to £5000 ***

Calling all poets and publishers.  Did you have a first collection published between 1 January  and 31 December 2014?  Yes? Read on.

The Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry invites submissions for the Heaney Centre Prize for First Full Collection 2015. 

We are grateful for the continued support from Glucksman Ireland House, New York University.  Located in the heart of New York's Greenwich Village, Glucksman Ireland House is the centre for Irish Studies at New York University.  Glucksman Ireland House also organise weekly public events during the academic year, as well as a monthly traditional Irish music series. See their website http://irelandhouse.fas.nyu.edu/page/home

The prize is £5000 and in addition the winner will be invited to give a reading at the Glucksman Ireland House in New York, including travel expenses, three nights’ accommodation and an honorarium of $1000. 

The deadline for entries is Monday 20 April 2015Application Form and Terms and Conditions are available here.

Entry forms and terms and conditions can be downloaded from the Seamus Heaney Centre website at www.qub.ac.uk/heaneycentre and follow the link to Poetry Prize 2015.

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