Poets invited to apply for €8,000 Kavanagh fellowship

Deadline is October 14th

The statue of Patrick Kavanagh on the Grand Canal near Baggot Street bridge. Photograph: Eric Luke

The statue of Patrick Kavanagh on the Grand Canal near Baggot Street bridge. Photograph: Eric Luke

 

The trustees of the estate of Katherine Kavanagh are offering the Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship, normally of €8,000, again in 2013. The fellowship is specifically for Irish poets in their middle years. Poets, in order to be eligible, must have published a body of work, and show that they are in particular need of assistance.

Applicants should request further information on how to apply for the fellowship, by writing to the trustees at 3 Selskar Terrace, Ranelagh, Dublin 6. There is no application form but applicants will be asked to supply evidence of age, financial need and Irish citizenship. They will also be asked to supply copies of a substantial number of publications.

The fellowship will be awarded in November, and the deadline for applications is October 14th, 2013. See also the website: tcd.ie/English/patrickkavanagh/thetrust.html

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