Laura was recently the winner of the Mother’s Milk Books Writing Prize, Commended in Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Prize and Highly Commended in the Prole Laureate Poetry Competition. She was commended in the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award in 2012 and in 2013.
Jade is currently nominated as Best Reviewer (Editor’s Choice) in the Saboteur Awards to be revealed later this month. In 2017 she was selected for the Ledbury Emerging Poetry Critics mentoring programme and as Apprentice Poet in Residence at the Ilkley Literature Festival. She was a commended Foyle Young Poet in 2010 and 2012.
Write Out Loud describes itself as “a national (indeed, international) hub for participation in poetry, encouraging everyone who writes poetry – from still-too-nervous-to-do-open-mic to Nobel Prize winner – to share their words with others. The Write Out Loud website offers an unparallelled news section (covering news from publishers, poets, events, gig reviews and book reviews), gig guide and blogs.”
8 May 2018