Nottingham's Young Poet Laureate

Georgina Wilding is Nottingham’s Young Poet Laureate. Appointed on National Poetry Day in 2017, she is now on a mission to show the world what wonderful things Nottingham can do with words.

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Interview with Georgina Wilding, Nottingham's Young Poet Laureate

Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature are delighted to announce that Georgina Wilding is the Young Poet Laureate for Nottingham 2017/18. Georgina...

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Announcing the shortlist for Nottingham's Young Poet Laureate

The shortlist of 4 local poets was selected by a panel of five judges from 18 submissions for the position of Nottingham's Young Poet Laureate.

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Wed, 8 Nov 2017

Poetry from Zosia Kuczynska, Padraig Regan and Tim Youngs

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Wed, 22 Nov 2017

Every Last Biscuit Poetry Pamphlet Launch Event

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Fri, 1 Dec 2017

Christmas Prose and Poetry with Voice Versa


Who else made the shortlist?

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Q&A with Tyrone Moran-Healy

Ty Healy is a rapper/poet from Nottingham, England. Between being one of the frontmen for legendary Nottingham collective ‘1st Blood’ & one half of...

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Q&A with Chris McLoughlin

Chris is a writer and workshop facilitator based in Nottingham. Chris’ writing focusses primarily on mental health and enabling others to discuss...

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Q&A with Cleo Asabre-Holt

Cleo is a Nottingham-based Spoken Word Poet and creative writing Workshop Facilitator who has performed throughout the Midlands, London, and...

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The search for Nottingham's Young Poet Laureate

We are delighted to announce our search for a young poet to represent Nottingham on the international stage.

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