The current Children’s Laureate Wales is poet and performer Connor Allen, the second to be appointed to the role. Connor’s appointment was announced on National Poetry Day 2021. He will be in the role until August 2023, working hard to make poetry accessible, fun, and relevant to children and young people across Wales. The Children’s Laureate Wales role complements its Welsh-language sister project, Bardd Plant Cymru and the two roles contribute towards nurturing a healthier, more creative, and more diverse generation of readers and writers across Wales. Find out more here.