Yorkshire & Humberside

Leeds Young Authors was founded in 2003 by Khadijah Ibrahiim, performance poet and playwright, to promote positive social dialogue through the written and spoken word among the young people of Leeds. In 2009, they competed at Brave New Voices Youth Poetry SLAM in Chicago. Khadijah Ibrahiim will work with a group from Leeds Young Authors to create her WORDCUP team.

Two of the Leeds team performing

One response to “Yorkshire & Humberside

  1. like wow weee!!! Nice slam festival, great vibes, crazy talented poets with lots to say and lots to give. I enjoyed the weekend and the LYA youth say: Big Up to all the other poets they had a great time meeting new people and sharing their words and hearing other people poetry – a big up thank you to Apple n Snakes and all its staff. In peace n poetry always
    Leeds Young Authors

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