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Young Poet Laureate entry form for young people aged 16 and over

  • Thank you for your interest in entering Worcestershire's Young Poet Laureate competition. The theme this year is Adventure. Please complete this form and follow the instructions below to upload the poems you wish to submit.
  • Your details

  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY
  • Parent/carer details

  • Poem submission details

  • Please submit two poems, one on the theme of Adventure and one free choice. We would prefer the files in a typed Word document format if possible but photo (jpg., png.) or pdf. files are also acceptable as long as the words of the poem can be clearly read and understood. Please rename your files to your name and the title of the poem before uploading. Thank you
  • On the theme of Adventure
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  • Free choice
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  • Terms and conditions

    • You need to live in Worcestershire or attend a school, college or youth club in Worcestershire
    • You need to be aged between 8 and 18
    • The poems need to have been written by you and you only
    • The deadline for submissions is midnight Sunday 28 March 2021
    • If you are shortlisted to take part in the online final, held on Zoom, you need to be available on Sunday 25 April 2021 from 10am to 6pm. Finalists will be expected to read their poems out loud or nominate someone to do it on their behalf. For under 16’s, an adult will need to be present during the whole online event. Over 16’s are welcome to have an adult in attendance if they wish
  • Consent to publish

  • We will be producing an anthology of poems and whilst we can’t guarantee to publish one from each entry please let us know if you give us permission to publish your poems.
  • Do you give us permission to publish your name alongside your poem?
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