LISTOWEL WRITERS’ WEEK POEM OF THE YEAR 2019 ANNOUNCED AT AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS

LISTOWEL WRITERS’ WEEK POEM OF THE YEAR 2019 ANNOUNCED AT AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS

The Listowel Writers’ Week Poem of the Year 2019 was awarded to Salt Rain by Audrey Molloy, at the An Post Irish Book Awards on November 20th

From more than 100 entries received this year and anonymously adjudicated by Richard Skinner, Director of the Fiction Programme at the Faber Academy, four poems were shortlist

 

The Shortlist

Dear Sean by Paul McMahon

Salt Rain by Audrey Molloy

The Kerchief by Christine Broe

Pine box at the Flea Market by Dean Browne

 

In addition to the four shortlisted poems, Richard also issued special commendation to:

Rebellion/Uprising by Andrew Soye

Redwing by Eleanor Hooker

Midwinter by Jessica Traynor