The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award 2018

Each year, The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award honours excellence in poetry and short fiction across the globe. Now in its thirteenth year, the international literary prize has become a hotbed for new talent and is a touchstone for many emerging …

Laura To Read At Winchester College

This autumn, Laura is set to read at Winchester College. The independent boys’ boarding school will welcome the poet to the English Department on Tuesday 27th November. In discussion with the Head of Department Richard Stillman, Laura will read a …

Laura to Write for The King’s Chapel, London

To commemorate the centenary of women’s suffrage this year, Laura has written a new poem for The King’s Chapel in London. The piece, written in collaboration with composer Carmel Smickersgill of The Royal Northern College of Music, will be showcased …

National Poetry Day at BBC Radio Leeds

To celebrate National Poetry Day this year, Laura has appeared live on BBC Radio Leeds. In an interview with Richard Stead on The Breakfast Show, Laura spoke of poetry as a social and communal medium which can bring communities together. …