The Caterpillar Poetry Prize 2024

Competition Information

The Caterpillar Poetry Prize 2024

The Caterpillar Poetry Prize is an annual prize for an unpublished poem written by an adult for children aged 7–11.

Eligibility: open to anyone (over 16), as long as the work is original and previously unpublished.

Theme: the poems can be on any subject.

Entry Fee: €15 per poem

1st prize: €1,000 plus a week at Circle of Misse in France
2nd prize: €500
3rd prize: €250
*The winning poems will be published in the Irish Times online.

Closing date: 31 March 2024

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