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Young Writers' Dreams Come True with Published Poems

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

  • Young Writers poetry competition

Budding writers in Year 4 entered the Young Writers poetry writing competition earlier this year, alongside pupils from primary schools all over the UK.

A large number of boys had their poems chosen from the thousands of entries for publication in a book showcasing young writers’ work! The book of poetry, titled Once Upon A Dream - Lancashire Verses, is due to hit the shelves in February.

The boys whose poems will appear are: Louis Bates, Freddie Bovill, Luke Burns, Gurjus Chadha, Neel Chadha, Eesa Chariwala, Arun Chopra, Robbie Doyle, Rory Hodgson, Patrick Humphreys, Cory Leighton, Bhavik Mawji, Alastair Mogg, Davian Patel, Kush Patel, Liam Pijper, Zeeshan Shepherd, Keeran Singh, Laurence Wilkinson, and Freddie Yearsley.

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