Call Put Out For Young Offaly Poets

CALL FOR YOUNG POETS

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Call Put Out For Young Offaly Poets

The Tullamore Wordsmiths group are running a writing competition that encompasses poetry, thoughts that come to mind, prose, or whatever floats your boat. The age categories include, Under 8, 9-10 years and 11 to 12 years.

The theme of the competition is 'I dream a dream'. The prizes are the same in each category, first place is €30, second place is €20 and third place is €10.

The closing date for applicants wishing to take part is the 10th of March and all submissions should be sent to the Tullamore Library on or before the closing date.

Participation forms are available from staff in Tullamore Library. The maximum amount of words for a poem in the competition is 300 and should be attached to an application form available in the Library.

One entry per person is allowed and Tullamore Library will be commissioning Independent Judges and their decision is final.

So if you know anyone interested, let them know about this exciting upcoming event.