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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Response blog To PN Review’s ‘The Cult of the Noble Amateur’

A 'scathing' critique of Hollie McNish, and by extension, a new generation of poets, has caused a stir in and beyond the poetry community. Our Young...

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Mon, 5 Mar 2018

Pits, Props and Prose - poetry workshops

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Thu, 1 Mar 2018

Poems in the Pub

Poetry History And Newstead Abbey
Sat, 10 Mar 2018

Poetry, History and the Tales of Newstead Abbey

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Sat, 21 Apr 2018

Rhyme and Rebellion: Breaking the Rules of Poetry with Leanne Moden


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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