Congratulations to Anni Hodgkinson of Doncaster Young Writers, winner of the inaugural Wales Young Poets Award 2020/21 in the 14 to 17 age category.
Anni won with her poem ‘Song of Ikea’s Sadness’. Her poem, ‘The Screams’, was also highly commended in the competition. The theme of this year’s award was Empathy. Anni will receive book vouchers and her work will be published in a print anthology by Poetry Wales. Congratulations to all other winning and commended young poets.
The Wales Young Poets Award is UK-wide bilingual (Welsh and English) poetry competition for children aged 10-17, hosted by Poetry Wales.