The Moth Poetry Prize is one of the biggest prizes in the world for a single unpublished poem. The prize is open to anyone, as long as the poem is previously unpublished, and each year it attracts thousands of entries from new and established poets from over 50 countries worldwide.
The winner of The Moth Poetry Prize 2019 was the Australian poet Damen O’Brien. You can read more about Damen and his poem ‘The Nave’ in the
Irish Times. All four shortlisted poems appeared in the spring 2020 issue of The Moth.
HOW TO ENTER
There is no line limit, and the poems can be on any subject.
The entry fee is €15 per poem. You can enter online or send your poem(s) along with a cheque or postal order made payable to ‘The Moth Magazine Ltd.’ with an entry form or a cover letter with your name and contact details and the title of your poem(s) attached to: The Moth, Ardan Grange, Milltown, Belturbet, Co. Cavan, Ireland H14 K768.
**If you are concerned about formatting online, please go through the online process and then email your poem as a Word attachment with your entry number directly to email@example.com.**
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