Joseph Coelho

Joseph Coelho won the CLPE Children’s Poetry Award for his debut collection, Werewolf Club Rules, in 2015. He is a writer, performer and co-founder of Word Pepper Theatre Company.  His poems have been published in several anthologies. Overheard in a Tower Block, his second solo collection, was shortlisted for the CLiPPA 2018, longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal and chosen by the Empathy Lab for the 2018 Empathy Guide.  He has also had two picture books published: Luna Loves Library Day, illustrated by Fiona Lumbers, and his new book If All The World Were… illustrated by Allison Colpoys.