Clippa 2019 Shortlist Announced

26 April 2019 Share

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) has announced the 2019 shortlist for their poetry award, CLiPPA sponsored by the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS): · Kwame Alexander for Rebound (Andersen Press) · Steven Camden for Everything All A

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) has announced the 2019 shortlist for their poetry award, CLiPPA sponsored by the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS):

·       Kwame Alexander for Rebound (Andersen Press)

·       Steven Camden for Everything All At Once (Macmillan Children’s Books)

·       Rachel Rooney for A Kid in My Class (Otter-Barry Books)

·       Philip Gross for Dark Sky Park (Otter-Barry Books)

·       Eloise Greenfield for Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me (Tiny Owl)

 

The judging panel for CLiPPA 2019 comprised of poet and author A.F. Harrold, CLiPPA 2018 winner Karl Nova, Susannah Herbert, director of Forward Arts Foundation and National Poetry Day, poet Ruth Awolola, and Charlotte Hacking, Programme Leader for the CLPE had a difficult task to whittle down the exceptional contenders this year.

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

For more information about CLiPPA and its shadowing scheme visit www.clpe.org.uk