Thirteen-year-old Charlotte wins junior Fenland Poet Laureate crown while CJ Atkinson wins the adult category

Fenland has two new Poet Laureate's following an awards ceremony in Wisbech on Friday night. The competition was re-launched earlier this summer by Elisabeth Sennitt Clough, who secured £12,000 of Arts Council Funding, to get it back up and running. Elisabeth secured two prestigious judges; Wendy Cope and Lachlan Mackinnon, but was initially struggling for entrants, but thanks to help from the Citizen there was a late flurry of interest and the competition was on.

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source: Fenland Citizen

2019-12-01 12:05
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