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2015 Fool For Poetry International Chapbook Competition now open for entries!

Fool For Poetry

TWO winners to receive manuscript publication, cash prize and more; another 25-50 will receive commendations. Find out more.




New!Free Valentine's Day reading addedValentines Day

A selection of festival poets will be reading at Waterstones in Patrick Street at 1.30pm on Valentine's Day. This event is free of charge--bring your sweetheart for a romantic surprise!



All Festival Pass: only €75.

Available to purchase online through 8 February, an all festival pass which gives you entry to every reading during the Cork Spring Poetry Festival, leaving poetry fans with a savings of €21--all the more money to buy books! Buy your pass at our programme page.







Cork Spring Poetry Festival