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Shropshire's Young Poet Laureate

Mia Cunningham, Shropshire's Young Poet Laureate, is busy spreading the word about poetry

So far Mia Cunningham, Shropshire's Young Poet Laureate, has done 4 school assemblies at her own school (one to each house), and a public reading at Wellington Literary Festival (with Oliver, one of the other Young Poet Laureate finalists).

Why not set up a Twitter account so that you can to follow her? Mia's account is: @miapoet2013

Or you could search for Mia Cunningham on YouTube.

Future events booked for Mia include:

15 March - Oswestry Litfest Poetry and Drawing Party at the Willow Gallery – dates and times to be confirmed.

25 – 27 April - Wenlock Poetry Festival - several activities including:

Writing a poem for the Festival

Shropshire Young Poets event (our Laureate finalists)

West Midlands Young Poet Laureates event with YPLs from Birmingham, Staffs/Stoke, Worcs and Wolverhampton.

Introducing some of the poets attending the festival – particularly John Hegley

Attending Launch and Closing events.

Helping to shortlist entries for the WPF CYP Poetry competition.