Farmgate Café National Poetry Award 2023 Shortlist announced
The Munster Literature Centre has announced the shortlist for the 2023 Farmgate Café National Poetry Award.
The shortlist in alphabetical order is:
- Deirdre Brennan. Medea’s Cauldron (Arlen House).
- James Finnegan. The Weather-Beaten Scarecrow (Doire Press).
- John Kelly. Space (Dedalus Press).
- Paul Perry. Jamais Vu (Salmon Publishing.
- Molly Twomey. Raised Among Vultures (The Gallery Press).
- Grace Wells. The Church of the Love of the World (Dedalus Press).
The winning poet will receive their prize and present a short reading on May 16th to mark the opening of the Cork International Poetry Festival. Limited places are available and tickets are free – book here.
The festival runs until Saturday May 20th and features readings, discussions and workshops by over forty poets from Ireland and abroad.
Visit here for more information http://www.corkpoetryfest.net/awards.html .