Monday, July 1, 2013


The Red Line Festival will take place from October 15th to 20th 2013, so keep the dates free in your diary!

If you are poetic, this might be of interest for you!!!

Red Line Poetry Competition
The inaugural poetry competition is now open and accepting entries. 

First prize is €300, second prize is €200 and the third prize is €100. 

All shortlisted entrants will be invited to read their poems at an event in The Red Line Book Festival this October. 

The competition is open to everyone living on the island of Ireland, as long as the work is original and previously unpublished. There is no fee to enter. The maximum number of entries per person is 2. The closing date for entries is Friday 30th August 2013.

The competition rules and entry forms can be downloaded from the website: www.redlinebookfestival.com

The Red Line Poetry Competition will be judged by the poet Alan Jude Moore.

Alan Jude Moore is from Dublin. He has published three poetry collections: Black State Cars (Salmon Poetry, 2004), Lost Republics (Salmon Poetry, 2004) and Strasbourg (Salmon Poetry, 2010). A new collection is due to be published later this year. His fiction has been shortlisted for the Hennessy New Irish Writing Award and his work has been translated into Italian, Russian and Turkish. He has read and performed at many events in Ireland and abroad, including Electric Picnic; the Dublin Book Festival; The Istanbul International Poetry Festival; The Henry Miller Memorial Library, California; Loyola University, Los Angeles; and the Nabokov Museum, St. Petersburg.He is the editor of the online literary magazine The Burning Bush 2 www.burningbush2 His website is: www.alanjudemoore.com

For all other information about the RED LINE FESTIVAL - Visit - www.redlinebookfestival.com/


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