How to take part

It is important that you read and agree to these terms before you enter any poem.

All poems will be reviewed by the Rhyme Rag editorial team. Submitting a poem doesn’t mean it will necessarily get published, just like in any other poetry publication.

  • Submissions can be in English or Irish
  • You must be aged between 12 and 21 years of age
  • Submissions must be the work of the entrant
  • Limit of one entry with five poems maximum per month
  • Submissions MUST not be any longer than 70 lines
  • Entrants must be born or based in Kilkenny city or county
  • The editor’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into
  • The closing dates for receipt of submissions is 1st and 14th of each month
  • There is no submission fee
  • Intellectual property remains with the author but by submitting a poem you are authorizing Rhyme Rag to publish your poem in both electronic and printed form.
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