Who will be the next Young Poet Laureate for Birmingham? Watch the videos of all the performances of the 12 shortlisted candidates.
The name of the next Young Poet Laureate for Birmingham will be announced on National Poetry Day, Thursday 2 October. Why not see whether you agree with the judges by watching each of the young hopefuls perform two poems in front of an audience. They were filmed on Saturday 6 September 2014 at a special event in the Studio Theatre in the Library of Birmingham.
We think you'll agree that the standard of poetry and performance was excellent.