As part of the BBC Contains Strong Language Festival Coventry 2021, Coventry Libraries and Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 are supporting these two exciting roles:

Coventry Poet Laureate – 18 years and older on 31 August 2021
Coventry Young Poet Laureate – 13 years or older and under 18 years old on 31 August 2021
The winners were announced on Thursday 23 September 2021, and are:

Emilie Lauren Jones – Coventry Poet Laureate and Hawwa Hussain – Coventry Young Poet Laureate