• Nigerian appointed London’s first Young People’s Laureate (photos)

    Nigerian appointed London’s first Young People’s Laureate (photos)

    26-year-old Nigerian poet and English teacher has been named as London’s first Young People’s Laureate.

    Caleb Femi was given the prestigious role by a panel of arts bodies and individual judges, including The Roundhouse, the Poetry Society and Jacob Sam-La Rose.

    The poet, teacher and photographer has been given the responsibility to raise the awareness of poetry in the capital, nationally and internationally.

    Spread the Word’s young laureate initiative funded by the Foundation for Future London, follows the young poet laureate for London […]