2021 Poetry Award Winners Announced!

14 Oct, 2021

2021 Poetry Award Winners Announced!

This year’s Red Line Book Festival Poetry Competition attracted over 350 entries from all across the island of Ireland and winners were announced last night live, in-person at Civic Theatre by judge Seán Hewitt. A big congratulations to the winners!

1st PlaceSusanna Galbraith - & years between the reach of our voices

2nd PlaceRoisin Ní Neachtain - A Short Love Poem (4)

3rd PlaceMartina Dalton - Is This The Poem

Now in its ninth year, the prestigious competition attracts hundreds of entries from all across the island of Ireland annually. The 2020 winner was Monica De Bhailis for her poem Survivor which was subsequently read on RTÉ Radio One The Poetry Programme.