Author in Residence
Joseph Coelho is the new Children’s Laureate for 2022-20.24.
Joseph Coelho is a performance poet and playwright. He has written plays for the Polka Theatre, the Lyric, Hammersmith, and the Unicorn Theatre. He performs his poetry shows with the UK's top performance poetry organisation, Apples and Snakes, visiting venues across the UK.
Joseph's poems have appeared in many anthologies, including Green Glass Beads by Jacqueline Wilson and The Works 6, edited by Pie Corbett, but Werewolf Club is his first solo collection.
As Children’s Laureate, Joseph will focus on encouraging children themselves as poets.
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