Carlisle teenager named as one of world's best young poets

Carlisle teenager named as one of world's best young poets
 

A teenager from Carlisle has been named one of the world's best young poets.
Ruby Evans, 16, has beaten more than 6,000 other young wordsmiths to become a top 15 winner in one of the world's largest literary competitions.
Sixth-former Ruby, a year 12 student at the city's Trinity School, was honoured at the Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2017 ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall in London.
Judges Sinéad Morrissey and Kayo Chingonyi chose 15 winners and 85 commended poets from over 6,000 entries and over 11,000 poems.
Writers from 89 different countries entered the competition including... read more

 
22 October 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 40
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