Apply to be our 2018 Apprentice Poet in Residence

We are now accepting applications for the 2018 Apprentice Poet in Residence.

The Festival’s Apprentice Poet in Residence role is an opportunity for an exceptional, emerging poet who is based in the North of England  and at the start of their career. As Apprentice Poet in Residence they will shadow this year’s Poet in Residence, Imtiaz Dharker. The apprentice will also spend time at Festival events and stage their own Fringe or other reading/event/workshop as appropriate.

Click here for the full Apprentice Poet in Residence Brief and detail of how to apply.

Closing date for applications: 12pm Wednesday 16 May 2018

Photo: 2017 Apprentice Poet in Residence Jade Cuttle leads a workshop on listening to trees. C. Memory Potifa

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