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Young Poet Laureate for London | 05-Jun-13

Young Poet Laureate for London - opportunity for 18-25 year-olds

Publicity material for this announcement says

This is a brilliant opportunity for 18-25 year-olds to become the first ever Young Poet Laureate for London. With commissions worth £9000 as well as superb development opportunities offered by Spread the Word. For more info and on how to apply click here.
Part of SPOKE a new visionary poetry and spoken word programme that will offer people in East London an opportunity to watch, perform and develop careers in spoken word and performance poetry, in and around the newly evolved Queen Elizabeth II Park, the former site of the Olympic Park, over the next eighteen months.

Commissioned by the London Legacy Development Corporation, SPOKE is being developed by A New Direction, together with Spread the Word and Apples and Snakes as leading partners.

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