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08.02.17

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the Gregory O'Donoghue Poetry Prize is Mark Wagenaar for his poem 'Late Song'.

Mark will join us at the Cork International Poetry Festival and will give a special reading on 17 February in Cork City Library.

You can find more information on the programme here.

View the full shortlist for the Gregroy O'Donoghue Prize here.

 

18.01.17

*sold out*
Our 'Four Masters, Four Poems' workshop is now sold out, but there are still places available in our workshops with Matthew Dickman and Brenda Shaughnessy which will run every morning of the festival's four days.

Please visit our workshops page for more information.

 

22.12.16

Our full programme for the Cork International Poetry Festival 2017 is now available to download as a PDF here, and available to view on the web here

 

20.12.16

Details for our 2017 workshops at the Cork International Poetry Festival are now live!

Three different workshops will run throughout the festival, with Matthew Dickman and Brenda Shaughnessy each leading a workshop over four days and the third being led by a different poetry master on each day. We are delighted to announce that our poetry masters are Thomas McCarthy, Brian Turner, Natalie Diaz and Martina Evans.

Please visit our workshops page to find out more.

 

08.12.16

Thanks to all who entered the Gregory O'Donoghue Poetry Competition!

We're currently processing the entries--our judge Mary Noonan will read each and every one. Winners to be announced in late January!

 

04.10.16

Gregory O'Donoghue Poetry Competition OPEN for entries

You have until November 30 to enter your poems to the Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Competition.

The winning poet will receive €1,000, a week's residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, and will be brought to Cork to read at the Cork International Poetry Festival.

More details here!

 

 

29.09.16

Programme Announced!

We are delighted to announce our festival line-up for the 2017 Cork International Poetry Festival, which will take place 15-18 February 2017.

Please click here to find out details of the poets who will be reading in Cork during the festival!



23.09.16

John MeeMaya Catherine Popa

Announcing the winners of our 2016 Fool for Poetry Chapbook Competition: John Mee and Maya Catherine Popa!

Click here for full details of the 2016 winners, shortlist, and highly commended titles

 

19.09.16

Save the Date!

Cork Poetry Festival

2017 Cork International Poetry Festival is to take place 15 - 18 February 2017. More details on readers and events as they are confirmed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cork International Poetry Festival
14 - 18 February 2017

 

Cork International Poetry Festival