GALWAY PUBLISHING company Doire Press is holding its International Poetry Chapbook Competition 2013 and the entry deadline is May 29.
Participants must submit three poems per entry (six pages max ). The entry cost is €10 for first entry and €8 for each additional entry. Cheques or money orders to be made payable to Doire Press. Entry fees can also be paid via Paypal through the Doire Press website. Email submissions will also be accepted with an additional €1 printing fee per entry.
Send entries via postal mail to: Doire Press, Aille, Inverin, County Galway, Ireland. Entries must include cover page with full contact information and title of first poem. Entrant’s name must not appear anywhere on the manuscript.
Winners will each receive 75 copies of their own professionally edited and printed chapbook published by Doire Press. Chapbooks will be bound, contain up to 40 pages, feature colour front and back covers, and an ISBN and barcode. Ten shortlisted writers will be included in an anthology.
The judge will be Kevin O’Shea, winner of the 2012 Cúirt New Writing Prize for poetry.