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    London calling - for a Young Poet Laureate

    Published on 22/07/2014 by David Birkett

    Community arts organisation Spread the Word has launched the search for the second Young Poet Laureate for London. The six shortlisted poets will enjoy development opportunities for their career and lucrative commissions, and the winner will be announced on National Poetry Day on 2nd October. The Young Poet Laureate for London was a position established in 2013 through Spoke; a spoken- word programme commissioned by the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as part of their brief to support the development of art and culture in and around East London. To apply for this position, follow the Spread the Word link above.

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