|Date:||Sunday March 26th|
|Venue:||dlr LexIcon, the Studio|
The Award is presented annually to the author of the best first collection of poems published in English or Irish by an Irish poet in the previous year. Recent winners of the Award include Breda Wall Ryan, Caoilinn Hughes, Tara Bergin, Michelle O'Sullivan, Grace Wells and Peadar Ó hUallaigh. This year's award is judged by Vincent Woods and the recipient will receive €1,000.
The Shine/Strong Award is awarded in memory of Rupert and Eithne Strong and is made possible by the generous support of Shine. Shine is the national organisation dedicated to upholding the rights and addressing the needs of all those affected by mental ill health.
The Woman on the Other Side