Coventry City of Culture 2021 Poets Laureate

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Coventry Poet Laureate and Coventry Young Poet Laureate

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As part of the BBC Contains Strong Language Festival Coventry 2021, Coventry Libraries and Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 are supporting these two exciting roles:

Coventry Poet Laureate – 18 years and older on 31 August 2021

Coventry Young Poet Laureate – 13 years or older and under 18 years old on 31 August 2021

Applications for Coventry Poet Laureate and Coventry Young Poet Laureate have now closed, it was great to receive so many entries.

The announcement of the winner will be on Thursday 23 September 2021. The Coventry Poet Laureate and Coventry Young Poet Laureate are honorary posts appointed by Coventry Library Service and the Coventry UK City of Culture 2021. The posts will be run until 5 October 2023 at which date two new Poets Laureate will be appointed. Both positions are now appointed every two years. There will be lots of events and activities in the coming months and years, please visit www.coventry.gov.uk/librariesculture2021 to find out how Coventry Libraries are celebrating Coventry being City of Culture.

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