Posted on July 23, 2020 at 10:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
You can definitely call the latest British poetry sensation a wunderkind.
After all, Nadim Shamma-Sourgen — whose collection of poems will be published next summer — is currently just four years old, and he’s actually still learning to read.
Nadim was discovered by his mother’s co-worker, the Orwell Prize-winning writer Kate Clanchy, who began sharing his works on social media, according to the Guardian.
That led to television interviews and, now, a book deal.
The Guardian notes that Nadim won’t hold a world record for youngest published writer, but that (to his great delight) he will in fact get to hold a copy of his poetry book upon its publication.
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