I guess the Cat is well and truly out of the bag now. I am trying to get to Ireland for a poetry festival in August. But as I am only ever semi-regular employed (low unemployment rate my foot); I need your help…I need everyone’s help….
was one of only two Australian poets short-listed for the Fermoy International Poetry Prize, which includes one poem published in their annual anthology and a free flight (accommodation included) for the festival. However, this year they are doing things slightly differently and have sent specific requests for international poets to attend (see attached letter) with accommodation and travel during the festival, including the poetry bus, being taken care of throughout the festival’s duration (1-5th August).
I have been given this opportunity because I was short-listed last year in the inaugural Fermoy poetry festival—however this year they are doing things slightly different. A number of…
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