2024 Young Poet Laureate and category competition winners

Iona Campbell is Worcestershire's Young Poet Laureate 2024 and the winner of the year 6, 7, and 8 group. Bethany Lunney was the winner for the years 9, 10, and 11 group, and Olivia Harvey was the winner of the years 12 & 13 group. 

To take part in the competition each applicant was required to submit a poem based on the theme 'Change'. Shortlisted applicants then had the opportunity to perform their poem, along with a second poem, at the Young Poet Laureate final at The Hive on Sunday 28 April.

Iona Campbell is awarded Worcestershire's Young Poet Laureate 2024

Read Iona's Winning Poems
Iona Campbell - Word Metamorphosis
Iona Campbell - A Second Line Deceit

Click the link here to find out more about the Worcestershire Young Poet Laureate competition. 

The poems submitted to the competition can all be read in the online collection below.