Poems by Megan Bradbury, Young Poet Laureate 2008-2009
Megan wrote some specially commissioned poems and performed at events during her year as Young Poet Laureate. If you would like the current Young Poet Laureate to perform at your event, you can apply through the online booking form.
You can find out what sort of events Megan attended in her blog.
Megan wrote lots of poems on all sorts of topics and performed them at places as diverse as shopping centres, conferences, commemorative events and schools!
Poems which Megan wrote when she applied to be Young Poet Laureate
Why doesn't it work like it says on TV?
Once upon a desert town...
Noises in the Night
Steven, We're Listening - A poem for Holocaust Memorial Day performed at a special ceremony.
My Dream Poem - Performed at the Frankfurt Christmas Market
Blue Jeans to a Ball - Performed at a conference for Key Stage 1 teachers
For You, I Would... - Performed at the Pavilions shopping centre on Valentines Day.
If the Whole World Was a Library
Poetry workshops with young people
Megan also helped other young people to create poetry at a number of writing workshops
If the whole world was a library... - created with 8-11 year olds at Boldmere Library
About the Birmingham Young Poet Laureate
About the adult Birmingham Poet Laureate
What's in Libraries for Young People?
Teenage Reading Groups in Birmingham Libraries