Joseph Coelho is the Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2022-2024, and an award-winning poet, playwright and writer. His first poetry collection, Werewolf Club Rules! won the CLPE Children's Poetry Award in 2015, and he has been writing and performing ever since. His picture books include the Luna Loves books illustrated by Fiona Lumbers and his poetry for children includes Overheard in a Tower Block illustrated by Kate Milner, and Fairy Tales Gone Bad series illustrated by Freya Hartas.
Position: Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2022-24