To enter, you must be between the ages of 8-12 or 13-17. Only one poem per person is allowed, and it must be your original work. A completed and signed application form must accompany all entries. Application forms can be found at Bantry Library, Fast.net, Bantry Youth Cafe, Organico Cafe, Bantry area schools, or e-mail PoetsExpress@
Poets Express is a new night celebrating performance poetry in Bantry, West Cork, on 11 July 2009, 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. at Bantry Boys' Club. Special guests include Manchester performance poet AndyN, Dublin non-visual video poet VisionGhost, and Cork poet Tomás Ó Cárthaigh, author of 'Passing By Our Planet' and 'Writings in Rhyme'. The evening will have open time slots of five minutes each for anyone to get up on stage and share their work. Music will be provided by Shaky Dawg and Future Dialogue. Admission is free, and refreshments will be available. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. This event will be video taped and recorded for internet release.
Kids Express, a new poetry competition for school children, ages 8-12 and 13-17, is now open for submissions. Visit http://groups.myspace.com/
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