Awards

Catherine Phil MacCarthy has won numerous awards and prizes:

Year Award
2014 The Lawrence O’Shaughnessy Award for Poetry from University of St Thomas, St Paul, Minnesota (link to Page)
2013 Writer in Residence (Spring), Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris
Bursary in Literature, The Arts Council, An Comhairle Ealaíon
2012 The Dromineer Literary Festival Poetry Prize, judged by Fiona Sampson
2011 The 9th Golden Boat Translation Workshop, Slovenia funded by Cuisle (Limerick Arts Office)
2010 The International Fish Poetry Prize, judged by Matthew Sweeney
2007-2008 Bursary in Literature, The Arts Council, An Comhairle Ealaíon
2003 Nomination, Hughes & Hughes Irish Novel of the Year
1999 Bursary in Literature, The Arts Council, An Comhairle Ealaíon
1996 Shortlisted for the RTE Radio 1 Austin Clarke Centenary Poetry Prize
1994 Bursary in Literature, The Arts Council, An Comhairle Ealaíon
1992 Runner-Up, Patrick Kavanagh Award
1991 Joint winner with Susan Connolly, Sense of Place Award, judged by Michael Longley and Philip Casey
1990 Winner, National Women’s Poetry Competition, The Works, Wexford Arts Centre