Poets

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Rachael was born in Birmingham in 1987. Her work has appeared in Magma, Gigantic Sequins and The Cadaverine. In 2012 she won an Eric Gregory Award.

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Rachel's work has been published in numerous anthologies.and her collection A Kid in My Class has been shortlisted for the CLiPPA 2019.
Michael Rosen
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Michael Rosen, former Children's Laureate (2007-2009) is a renowned poet, performer, broadcaster and scriptwriter. Jelly Boots, Smelly Boots was shortlisted for the CLiPPA in 2017.
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George Szirtes was born in Hungary and came to England in 1956. A poet and a translator of Hungarian literature, his poetry collection In the Land of Giants won the CLiPPA 2013
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Kate Wakeling is a poet and ethnomusicologist. Kate is the winner of the CLiPPA 2017 for Moon Juice, her first poetry collection for children.
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Several of Jennifer Watson’s poems feature in the CLiPPA 2015 shortlisted book Let in the Stars: New Poetry for Children.

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