Munster Literature Centre
Ionad Litríochta an Deisceart

Suji Kwock Kim: 2022 O’Donoghue Poetry Competition Judge

Competition prize and submission details here.

Suji Kwock Kim is author of NOTES FROM THE DIVIDED COUNTRY, which received the Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets, Addison Metcalf Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Whiting Writers’ Award, Bay Area Book Reviewers Award, and was shortlisted for the Griffin Prize; PRIVATE PROPERTY, a multimedia play performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe; and NOTES FROM THE NORTH, which received the International Book & Pamphlet Award (UK). Selections from DISORIENT, her forthcoming collection, have received the O’Donoghue Prize, as well as awards from POETRY LONDON, WELL REVIEW, and Poetry Society of America. She is 2022 Poet-in-Residence at the Wordsworth Trust.

The competition, which opens on 1 September, is open to original, unpublished and unbroadcast poems in the English language of 40 lines or fewer. The poem can be on any subject, in any style, by a writer of any nationality, living anywhere in the world. Translated work is not in the scope of this competition. Once entered, no alterations can be made to the submission. Simultaneous submissions are accepted but please notify us immediately should your work be accepted elsewhere.