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And the Air Sang: 20 Years of Foyle Young Poets

Tuesday 23 October 2018, 7:00 pm9:30 pm

Book now for an amazing starry performance featuring some of the most exciting new voices in contemporary poetry.

Hear from ten inspiring writers who all started their poetry journeys by winning the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award: Jay Bernard, Sarah Howe, Phoebe Stuckes, Richard Osmond, Helen Mort, AK Blakemore, Holly Hopkins, Jade Cuttle, Magnus Dixon and Richard O’Brien.

Compered by Luke Kennard.

The Poetry Society’s Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award has been discovering and nurturing young talent for twenty years. This special anniversary event features just a few of the wonderful writers who’ve emerged through the competition.

When does a poet become a poet? How does talent unfurl? Don’t miss this stunning event in the Southbank’s London Literature Festival – book your ticket now.

‘Entering the Foyle Young Poets of the Year competition was one of the best things I’ve ever done’ – Helen Mort

 

Event website:

http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/129874-and-air-sang-20-years-foyle-young-poets-2018#events