2015 CLPE Poetry Award Shortlist
• Mandy Coe (editor): Let in the Stars, illustrated by The Manchester School of Art, The Manchester Writing School, Manchester Metropolitan University.
• Joseph Coelho: Werewolf Club Rules, illustrated by John O’Leary, Frances Lincoln
• Georgie Horrell, Aisha Spencer and Morag Styles (editors): Give the Ball to the Poet. A New Anthology of Caribbean Poetry, illustrated by Jane Ray, Commonwealth Education Trust
• Hilda Offen: Blue Balloons and Rabbit Ears, Troika Books
• Rachel Rooney: My Life as a Goldfish and other poems, illustrated by Ellie Jenkins, Frances Lincoln
The CLPE Poetry Award for a book of poetry for children was launched in 2003. This is the only Award for published poetry for children.
Judges (Chaired by Roger McGough)
Poet and Children’s Poetry Award 2014 winner for Wayland
Poetry anthologist, performer and expert
Children’s author and Chair of the Siobhan Dowd Trust
CLPE Poetry Programme Manager