Ledbury Young Poets

Ledbury Young Poets Competition will open in February 2024

Ledbury Young Poets: Earthwords Competition Winners 2023

Earthwords was the 2023 theme for Ledbury Poetry’s first ever dedicated Young Poets Competition, launched in partnership with Herefordshire Libraries! Ten winners have been selected (from 134 poems) by Ledbury Poetry Director, Chloe Garner and Librarian Amanda Simmons. WELL DONE and CONGRATULATIONS to all!

Come and hear them read at a special winners event at Ledbury Poetry Festival on Saturday 1 July, The Master’s House, Ledbury, 12pm – 1pm hosted by the Waterstone’s Children’s Laureate Joseph Coelho.

Follow this link to read the winning poems