The climax of the event took place when Koren revealed the winners of the 2017 National Schools Poetry Competition, with the theme of Peace, launched by Koren earlier this year. The poems were judged by the renowned singer-songwriter Katie Melua, Don Black and the Chairman of The Blake Society Tim Heath and Tally Koren.
At the prestigious House of Lords building, an official ceremony took place on Monday 20th November 2017 where Tally presented the 1st Prize winners, Maya Walker (Age 7-11) and Jessica Clay (12-15) with an award for their winning poems.
Age 7 – 12 Category Winners
In the photo - 1st Place: Maya Walker – Wilshere Dacre Junior School Academy
Year 6 entered the Young Writers competition last year and the book which their writing has been published in has just arrived!