Young Poets Name Sylvia Plath Top Poet of All Time

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A survey of young poets by The Poetry Society released for National Poetry Day reveals their Top 3 Poets as Sylvia Plath, Maya Angelou and William Shakespeare.

A survey* of young writers aged 11-17 years old by The Poetry Society has revealed their all-time top 3 poets.  338 different poets were mentioned overall with Sylvia Plath taking top position (12.9%) then Maya Angelou (10.9%) followed b...

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Pop-up Festival bringing stories to life for children

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From 11-22 June, 80 children’s authors and illustrators will take part in the second annual Pop Up Festival – a national schools literature festival that sees books brought to life. 

Over the course of the festival, the authors and illustrators will visit 15,000 children in classrooms, libraries,...

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