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Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award Shortlist announced

01 October 2020 Share

The shortlist for this year’s CLiPPA (Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award) was announced on National Poetry Day. 

The CLiPPA is the only award for published poetry for children in the UK. 

Established in 2003, the annual Poetry Award encourages and celebrates outstanding poetry published for children.

Here Michael Rosen introduces the shortlist.


The winner will be announced live at the Cheltenham Literature Festival on Friday 9th October at 2pm.

There is also a free poetry workshop on 6th October at 5pm for teachers.