Young People

Birmingham Poets Laureate announced for 2020-2022

Casey Bailey has been named as the new Birmingham Poet Laureate during a National Poetry Day celebration which took place online, and which also marked the start of this year’s Birmingham Literature Festival. Casey, a secondary school teacher and performance poet, becomes Poet Laureate for 2020-22, succeeding poet Richard O’Brien. Fatma Mohiuddin, 14, from Birmingham […]

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Young Presenters at Birmingham Literature Festival

  Birmingham Literature Festival is pleased to offer a small group of young people aged 15 to 19 the opportunity to find out how a literature festival works. You’ll get hands-on experience of running the festival, preparing an event, looking after an author, presenting to an audience, and being part of a team working together […]

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