Young Poet in Residence
Heather Hughes has been a member of Dove Cottage Young Poets for three years. She has read at Kendal Poetry Festival for the past two years. She has also performed at Dove Cottage alongside Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, and at Lakes Alive Festival. Heather is a student in Year 13 at Kendal College. For A-Levels, she is studying English Language, Religion, Philosophy and Ethics and English Literature. She was commended in the 2019 Foyle Young Poets Competition. She is very excited to be a part of Kendal Poetry Festival.