The position of Young Poet Laureate is unique, giving the appointed person an opportunity to work with Warwickshire Libraries.
Our poet laureate takes part in events and activities across the county under the mentorship of a professional poet.
Warwickshire Young Poet Laureates have performed on the radio, on film, at festivals and led their own poetry workshops.
Young Poet Laureate 2017, Emily Stephens, delivers a poetry workshop at Rugby Library.
Gallery – Young Poet Laureates 2015-17
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Young Poet Laureate 2017
Emily Stephens was selected from a shortlist of high-calibre candidates during a finals day on 21st January where each candidate was interviewed and had to perform to an audience at Rugby Library.