Happy New Year! We are thrilled to welcome 13 new faces to the WCN Young Ambassador programme 2018. 

These ambassadors share a love of reading, writing and books in their schools and local communities, and will spend the next 12 months helping spread the word of Norwich as England’s first UNESCO City of Literature

  • Jessica Alleguen, Year 12, East Norfolk Sixth Form College
  • Imogen Clifton-Brown, Year 12, East Norfolk Sixth Form College
  • Jasmine Gibbs, Year 12, East Norfolk Sixth Form College
  • Nathaniel Gilson, Year 12, Norwich School
  • Victoria Hornagold, Year 12, East Norfolk Sixth Form College
  • Karris McGonigle, Year 12, East Norfolk Sixth Form College
  • Grace Murray, Year 10, Norwich School
  • Matthew Park, Year 12, Dereham Sixth Form
  • Amelia Platt, Year 10, Litcham School (Young Norfolk Writing Competition 2017 winner)
  • Billy-Scott Rothwell, Year 12, Dereham Sixth Form
  • Rebecca Smith, Year 12, East Norfolk Sixth Form College
  • Emily Webb, Year 12, Thorpe St Andrew Sixth Form
  • Alice Wollocombe, Year 10, Norwich School

WCN Ambassadors get behind-the-scenes passes to festivals and events as well as opportunities to interview writers and artists. They can take part in workshops to support their professional development including presenting in public. Each ambassador is assigned a mentor to help them identify and reach their own goals. 

We look forward to seeing their news, reviews and interviews over the coming months! 

Find out more about the Young Ambassador programme here >>

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