I’m so proud of my 11 year 8 students in the Writers’ Group I teach at school… they’re through to the UK finals in the Poetry Matters competition and will be published in the Poetry Matters 2011 – London & The South Of England anthology coming out on 31st August, which will be kept at The British Library and further libraries across the UK! Hopefully they’ll win the grand prize of £1000 as well. Fingers crossed 🙂

About Leilanie Stewart

Leilanie Stewart is an author and poet from Belfast, Northern Ireland. Her writing centres around protagonists who are on a journey of self-discovery and who explore their identity by overcoming adversity. She began writing for publication while working as an English teacher in Japan, a career pathway that has influenced themes in her writing. Her former career as an Archaeologist has also inspired her writing and she has incorporated elements of archaeology and mythology into both her fiction and poetry. In addition to promoting her own work, Leilanie runs Bindweed Magazine, a creative writing ezine, with her writer husband, Joseph Robert. Aside from literary pursuits, Leilanie enjoys spending time with her husband and their lively literary tot, a voracious reader of construction vehicle books. CONNECT WITH ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA: https://mailchi.mp/17e6ca162ff3/leilanie-stewart-author

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