CLiPPA Poetry Award 2019 shortlist announced

May 16th, 2019

The 2019 shortlist for the CLiPPA (The Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award) has been announced and the shortlisted titles are:

  • Dark sky park: poems from the edge of nature by Philip Gross
  • Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me by Eloise Greenfield
  • A Kid in My Class by Rachel Rooney
  • Rebound by Kwame Alexander
  • Everything All At Once by Steve Camden

The judges also wanted to give special mention to England Poems From A School, edited by Kate Clanchy, in acknowledgement of the raw, emotional and yet extremely accomplished collection of poems written by group of teenage girls from a small comprehensive school in Oxford.

The winner of CLiPPA 2019 will be announced at a ceremony at the National Theatre in central London on Wednesday 3rd July 2019.

To order any of the shortlisted titles, click here.

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