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On John Agard

On John Agard

This week, John Agard became the first poet to win the BookTrust lifetime achievement award. Here, judge Frank Cottrell-Boyce pays tribute to him. Read more

Scallywag Press unveils new Agard picture book

Scallywag Press has signed a new picture book by John Agard, illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura. Read more

Agard makes history with BookTrust win

The prolific and esteemed wordsmith John Agard has become the first poet to win BookTrust’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Read more

Seven Stories acquires Agard and Nichols archives

Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books, has acquired the archives of poets John Agard and Grace Nichols thanks to a Heritage Lottery Fund... Read more

Hachette buys two books from Agard

Hodder Children’s Books has bought two titles from poet John Agard. Read more

50th Eleanor Farjeon Award given to John Agard

The Eleanor Farjeon Award, now in its 50th year, was given to children’s poet John Agard. Read more

Chakrabarti joins judges for Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award

One of Britain’s leading human rights campaigners and former director of political pressure group Liberty, Shami Chakrabarti, has joined the judging panel for this year’s... Read more

Agard's fairytale kingdom

Prize-winning poet John Agard talks about his new children's poetry collection, which brings traditional fairytales into the 21st century Read more

John Agard | "It's almost like going back to that collective thing, around the fire."

Performance poet John Agard talks to Alice O'Keeffe about his new book, Goldilocks on CCTV Read more

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