Tagged: “Poet Laureate”

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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Room at the Top: A Writer’s Week in the Rotunda

We asked Birmingham Poet Laureate, Richard O’Brien, to tell us a bit about his residency in the Rotunda in central Birmingham, which he did in January 2019.   If you spend much time in Birmingham and you’re anything like me, ‘what actually goes on in the Rotunda?’ will undoubtedly be one of your biggest questions […]

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