The 24 Hour Poetry Lock In

September 21, 2020

Based on her well-loved #LeenasLockIn, poet and book vlogger Leena Norms hosted 24 hours of live poetry write-alongs, readings and poetry chat on Instagram Live @leenanorms. The epic online festival featured talks from favourite poets, prompts, workshops, a Young Poet’s Showcase introduced by Raymond Antrobus (part of the Poetry Possibility series) and even a midnight feast!

Head to Leena’s YouTube channel to re-watch your favourite parts, including appearances from Ariel Bissett, Nikita Gill, Inua Ellams, Bridget Hart, William Sieghart, Repeat Beat Poet, Cerys Matthews and Don Paterson.