Harmony Community Trust / Glebe House

Poetry Competition 2015

This competition is now closed, from the 16th October 2015

 
Background
 
As a part of our fortieth anniversary celebrations, Harmony CommunityTrust and Glebe House. We will be running this poetry competition with the theme of HARMONY
 
The competition sets entrants the task of writing a poem or poems with their interpretation of the theme "HARMONY", thus reflecting on the name and aims of our organisation.
 
There will be two catogories Children 16 and under and Adults.
 
The Judge, Celebrated Irish Poet Frank Ormsby, will select the winning poems for both catogories.
 

Adult first prize £300, second prize £150 and third prize £50.00

Children's first prize £50, second prize £30, and third prize £20.
 
The Wining entrys and a selection of those shortlisted will be published in a booklet collection of the works in the spring of 2016.
 
How to enter
 
The Glebe House Poetry competition 2015 is now open for entries
 
The entry fee for adults is £15.00  for the first poem and £8.00    per poem thereafter.
 
The entry fee for Children is Free  for the first poem and £5.00 per poem thereafter.
 
The closing date for entries is Friday 16th October 2015
 
The Theme for this years competition is "Harmony" and is to mark the 40th anniversary of Harmony Community Trust and Glebe House.
 
Who can enter
 
The Competition is open to Children 16 and under and Adults. It will be judged in these two catogories.
 
The Judge
 
The judge for the competition will be Frank Ormsby.
 
 
 


Frank Ormsby was the distinguished long running editor of the most famous ever Irish poetry journal, The Honest Ulsterman. He is currently co-editor ofThe Yellow Nib, published out of Queen’s University.

He was head of English at Belfast Academical Institute and earlier this year published new and selected works under the title Goat’s Milk. It is his fifth book.


Prizes
 
Adult first prize £300, second prize £150 and third prize £50.00
 
Children's first prize £50, second prize £30, and third prize £20
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