The Moth Poetry Prize-2017
The Moth, a magazine of arts and literature, is offering €10,000 for an unpublished poem and 3 runner-up prizes of €1,000 by anyone over 16.
The entry fee is €12 per poem and the last date for submission is December 31, 2017.
Here are the guidelines from their website:
Closing date for receipt of entries is 31 December 2017.
The name of the author must not appear on the same page as the poem.
It’s not a requirement, but we strongly advise you to purchase a copy of The Moth.
You can write on any subject and there is no line limit.
Entries must be in English, typed, with each entry on a new sheet.
Entries will not be returned, so make sure you keep a copy.
No corrections can be made after receipt, or fees refunded.
The Prize is open to anyone (over 16).
Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been published, self-published, published
online or broadcast.
You can enter as as many poems as you like (at a cost of €12 per poem).
Receipt of entry
Enclose a stamped addressed postcard marked ‘ACKNOWLEDGEMENT’ if you require acknowledgement of
receipt of your postal entry (include international reply coupon if entering from overseas).
Online entries are confirmed by the email receipt of your payment to PayPal.
Worldwide copyright of each entry remains with the author, but The Moth will have the unrestricted right to
publish the winning poems in the March 2018 issue and any relevant promotional material.
The judge’s decision is final and no individual correspondence can be entered into.
3 runner-up prizes of €1,000
The shortlisted writers will be notified by the end of February 2018.
The shortlisted poems will be published in the spring 2018 issue of The Moth.
The winner will be announced at a special award ceremony at Poetry Ireland in Dublin in the spring of 2018.