Munster Literature Centre
Ionad Litríochta an Deisceart

Author: James O’Leary

  • Fool for Poetry International Chapbook Competition now open for entries

    Fool for Poetry International Chapbook Competition now open for entries

    Our annual chapbook competition is now open to new, emerging and established poets from any country. One of these winners will be the highest scoring manuscript entered by a poet with no solo collection (full-length or chapbook) previously published. The other winner may have previously published poetry books. Up to 25 other entrants will be […]

  • Southword Subscriber Competition Results

    Southword Subscriber Competition Results

    Winners of our most recent free-to-enter flash fiction and poetry competitions for current subscribers to Southword will be published in issue 42 of Southword in June 2022. Winners of the Southword Subscribers Poetry Competition 1st place: ‘At the Thermopolium’ by Audrey Molloy 2nd place: ‘Thornley’ by Mark Corcoran 3rd place: ‘Sestina for a Lost Cow’ […]

  • A Gathering of Words: Cruinniú na nÓg

    A Gathering of Words: Cruinniú na nÓg

    A creative poetry workshop for 9-12 year olds with poet Niamh O’Connell, hosted by Munster Literature Centre & Nano Nagle Place, Saturday 11 June 2022 (12:00 – 13:30 IST) The aim of the workshop is to engage the children with poetry. Poetry is often believed by children to have strict forms and rhyming schemes. By […]