Countywide Search For The Next Gloucestershire Poet Laureate!
The Hunt is on! Searching for Gloucestershire’s Next Poet Laureate.
The Gloucestershire Poet Laureate
The Gloucestershire Poet laureate will be a poet, resident of the county. A page poet, performance poet, or spoken word artist that will have been nominated by people living in Gloucestershire.
The Role of the Gloucestershire Poet Laureate
The role of the Poet Laureate will be to champion poetry across the county in a range of settings providing an opportunity for the people of Gloucestershire to experience poetry in its many forms. They will support events and enable and encourage participation for all, including the most marginalised and socially excluded across the county.
Nominations and closing date
Nominations are open from now till 27th September 2019 where nominees will get a chance to share their poetry at an event on 12th October at The Olympus Theatre!
Judging who will be The Next Gloucestershire Poet Laureate
Judges from Gloucestershire’s poetry community will select the winner and nominees will be invited back to the Olympus Theatre where the current Poet Laureate, Brenda Read-Brown, will share her work and announce the new Poet Laureate.
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