Friday, 1 March 2013

Call for Submissions: Kilkenny Poetry Broadsheet Issue 13

Call for Submissions: Kilkenny Poetry Broadsheet Issue 13

The Arts Office of Kilkenny County Council is delighted to announce a call for submissions for the publication of the thirteenth issue of the very popular Kilkenny Poetry Broadsheet. The aim of the publication is to give local writers a platform for their work. Each poem selected is included in the broadsheet which in available for free throughout the County. One hundred and thirty poems were submitted for inclusion by fifty one writers for the 2012 edition.

This thirteenth issue of Kilkenny Poetry Broadsheet will be edited by Iggy McGovern

Iggy McGovern was born in Coleraine and lives in Dublin, where he is Professor of Physics at Trinity College. He has published two collections of poetry, The King of Suburbia, (Dedalus Press 2005) and Safe House (Dedalus Press 2010). Awards include the Hennessy Literary Award for Poetry and the Glen Dimplex New Writers Award for Poetry. He edited the anthology 2012: Twenty Irish Poets Respond to Science in Twelve Lines. For more see:

We are now accepting submissions from poets born or based in Kilkenny City and County.

Application forms and submission rules are available from the Arts Office, No. 76 John Street, Kilkenny
Or can be downloaded from:

No electronic submissions accepted.

Closing date for receipt of submissions is no later than 4pm on Tuesday 2nd April.


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