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The Irish Times
Poetry Now Award


Date: Saturday March 25th
Venue: dlr LexIcon, the Studio
Time: 12.30pm
Cost: Free Event - no booking required
Age: Adults
 

The Irish Times/Poetry Now Award is presented annually to the author of the best collection of poems published in English by an Irish poet in the previous year. The winner will be chosen from this shortlist of collections published in 2016. Recent winners include Caitriona O'Reilly, Theo Dorgan, Sinéad Morrissey, Dennis O’Driscoll, Michael Longley and Seamus Heaney. This year’s judges are Declan Meade, Olivia O'Leary, and Michael O'Loughlin. The winner will receive €2,000.

‘Since 2005 The Irish Times Poetry Now Award has been a lens through which the rich and varied field of new poetry in Ireland has come into focus’ –
Belinda McKeon

This Year's Shortlist:

Paddy Bushe
On a Turning Wing
Dedalus Press
Katie Donovan
Off Duty
Bloodaxe Books
Thomas McCarthy
Pandemonium
Carcanet Press
Paula Meehan
Geomantic
Dedalus Press
MacDara Woods
Music from the Big Tent
Dedalus Press

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