Congratulations to Charlie Jolley of Sheffield Young Writers who is the 1st Prize Winner in the 14-18 age category for the Hexham Poetry Competition 2023 with her poem Sunday Layla. Charlie received £100 as her prize. All winners are listed here.
Charlie Jolley is a young poet and fiction writer. She is a member of Sheffield Young Writers and the winner of the Hexham Young People’s Poetry Competition 2023. Charlie came 2nd prize in Young Poet’s Network Protest Poetry Competition 2022 and was highly commended in the Wales Young Poet Award 2020. She has been published by The Poetry Society (2022), Zoetic Press (2022), Mutabilis Press (2023), and in Hive anthologies Dear Life and Surfing the Twilight.