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Introducing your new Plymouth Laureate of Words 2023-25

5th September 2023

The public have spoken, and we are delighted to share that Rosemarie Corlett has been selected to be the next Plymouth Laureate of Words. In a statement, Rosemarie said:

“I’m thrilled to have been chosen as the next Plymouth Laureate of Words. I’d like to express my huge thanks to Literature Works, Plymouth Culture and The Box, as well as to all of those who voted for me. I’m so looking forward to celebrating our city, connecting with new people and places and showcasing creative writing over the next couple of years.”

Congratulations to Rosemarie, and a massive thank you to all our wonderful candidates!

Tickets are now available for the Plymouth Laureate of Words Celebration, taking place in The Box at 6pm on Wednesday 27th September. At this *FREE* celebratory event, we will hear readings from our three fantastic Laureates:  2021-23 Laureate of Words Laura Horton and 2023 Plymouth Young City Laureate Mimi Jones, as well as Rosemarie Corlett’s first public reading as Plymouth Laureate of Words 2023-25. She will be sharing her winning piece on the theme of ‘Blue Spaces’.

For more information and to book your tickets, click here.