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The Library Service has a large poetry collection and fortnightly plays host to Poets' Place. If you wish to enquire about booking the Poet Laureate and Young Poet Laureate then please contact Writing West Midlands.

photograph by Lee Allen

Meet Birmingham's new Poets Laureate 2016 - 2018

Get to know the new Poet Laureate and Young Poet Laureate for 2016 - 2018.
Serena Arthur and Adrian Blackledge

Birmingham's past Poets Laureate

Meet some of the poets who have previously held the position of Birmingham Poet Laureate and Birmingham Young Poet Laureate.
Serena Arthur

Young Poet Laureate

Learn more about the role of Young Poet Laureate.
Poets Place

Change of Venue for Poets’ Place

Poets' Place is an informal gathering of poets that meets twice a month. It gives an opportunity for local poets to meet like‐minded people. 

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