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January 7, 2013

Gold Medal for Poetry awarded to John Agard

John Agard

John Agard

| By Sophie Hurcom

John Agard has been given the royal seal of approval as the winner of Her Majesty’s Gold Medal Award for Poetry in 2012.

Agard has been recognised for his body of work in recent years, including his 2009 volume Alternative Anthem: Selected Poems and Goldilocks on CCTV, his book of children’s poems released in 2011.

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