Coventry City of Culture 2021 Poets Laureate

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Thursday, May 20, 2021


Coventry City of Culture 2021 Poets Laureate


Announcing the search for Coventry’s first ever Young Poet Laureate. Do you know, or are you, a young person who enjoys to write or perform poetry? As part of the BBC Contains Strong Language Festival Coventry 2021, Coventry Library Service and Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 are looking for a young poet to represent the city from September 2021 until September 2023.

Applicants must be over 13 years old but younger than 18 on 31st August 2021. You must live, work or study in Coventry to apply.

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