Poetry of science

17 October, 11:00 am

45 minsUnder 7, 7 - 12 yrs, Teenage, AdultPWYD

Talk | Literature & Poetry, The Arts

From acrostic and shape poems to sonnets and free verse, there are endless forms of poetry to suit the myriad topics in science. Join Theresa Lola, 2019 Young People’s Laureate for London and several young finalists from the IF Oxford Poetry of Science competition to hear some winning poems.

Theresa Lola is a British Nigerian poet and writer. She was joint winner of the 2018 Brunel International African Poetry prize and was announced as Young People’s Laureate for London for 2019. Lola’s debut full-length poetry collection In Search of Equilibrium was published in 2019 by Nine Arches Press.

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