Kavanagh Fellowship

The Kavanagh Fellowship is an Irish literary award given by the trustees of the estate of Katherine Kavanagh[1] to an Irish poet in his or her middle years, who must be in need of financial assistance.[2][3]

€20,000 is awarded annually; a sum that may be divided among multiple poets.[3]

Winners listEdit

  • 2004: Desmond O'Grady[4][5]
  • 2011: Mark Granier.[6]
  • 2013: Gearoid Mac Lochlain, Joseph Woods and Enda Wyley[3]
  • 2014: Rody Gorman, Michelle O'Sullivan, Paul Perry.
  • 2016: Nell Regan
  • 2017: Jean O'Brien [7]
  • 2018: Catherine Ann Cullen, Noel Duffy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Trust".
  2. ^ "Poets invited to apply for €8,000 Kavanagh fellowship". The Irish Times. 30 September 2013. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
  3. ^ a b c "Kavanagh fellowships worth €20,000 awarded to three Irish poets". The Irish Times. 30 May 2014. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
  4. ^ Healy, Alison (25 August 2014). "Poet Desmond O'Grady dies, aged 78". The Irish Times. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Desmond O'Grady (Obit)". Irish America. October 2014. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  6. ^ Dempsey, Kate (15 October 2012). "Patrick Kavanagh Fellowship Readings". Writing.ie. Retrieved 16 June 2015.
  7. ^ "Our House: a new poem by Jean O'Brien". Irish Times. 17 November 2018. Retrieved 21 May 2019.