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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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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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Nottingham's Young Poet Laureate in Granada

Last week our Young Poet Laureate Georgina Wilding flew -eventually- to Granada to partake in the city's World Poetry Day celebrations. Fellow poet...

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A Nottingham Poem For a Royal Couple

Our Young Poet Laureate has penned a poem for the royal couple Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, to be gifted to the couple today.

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Sat, 21 Apr 2018

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

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Wed, 25 Apr 2018

Sexy Poetry

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Thu, 5 Apr 2018

Nottingham Poetry Festival Preview

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Fri, 27 Apr 2018

Poetry on a Plate

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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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