Winner announcedAnd the winner is . . . Stephen Morrison-Burke.
Shortlist announcedAlan 'Kurly' McGeachie, Hayley Frances, Stephen Morrison-Burke have been shortlisted for Birmingham Poet Laureate 2012/13.
Birmingham Poet Laureate 2012/2013 Longlist and Shortlist Poets
After much debate and deliberation, six local poets were longlisted for the role of Birmingham Poet Laureate 2012/2013 - the six poets longlisted were Gary Longden, Pauline Morgan, Stephen Morrison-Burke, Hayley Frances, Rosie Miles and Alan 'Kurly' McGeachie.
To celebrate National Poetry Day 2012, each poet was also asked to write a poem on the theme of 'STARS'.
From the six poets longlisted, three poets made it to the shortlist . . .
The winner will be announced on Thursday 4 October, 6 - 8pm at Yumm Café, Zellig (The Custard Factory), Gibb Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B9 4AA
Free, please book to avoid disappointment. See Birmingham Book Festival.
Birmingham Poet Laureate 2011-12
Read some of the poetry on the theme of 'Games' submitted by applicants for Birmingham Poet Laureate.
The Poets' Place at Birmingham Central Library
|Black British Poets
War Poetry Collection in Central Library
Who is Birmingham's Favourite Poet?
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