Martha Sprackland

…A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 1999 and 2005. Her work has appeared in various poetry magazines and she is Assistant Poetry Editor at Faber &…

Vicky Hozaifeh

Vicky Hozaifeh is a winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2001.

Judith Huang

Judith Huang is a winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2001, 2003 and 2004.

Mary Chen

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003.

Mark Maguire

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2007.

Rebecca Hawkes

Rebecca Hawkes is a winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2001.

Mine Serizawa

An international winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2006.

Audrey Spensley

A winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2014.

Marin Cramer

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2008.

Megan Pattie

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2009.

Nai Liu

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2009.

Jen Wainwright

Jen Wainwright is a winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2001.

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…of performances, readings and competitions, The Poetry Society champions poetry for all ages. As well as the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award, The Poetry Society runs the National…

Naomi Hamilton

A winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2012.

Nicholas Liu

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003.

Ming Wai Ho

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2002.

Daljit Nagra

…in 2017. He is the inaugural Poet in Residence for Radio 4/4 Extra and teaches at Brunel University London. Daljit is a judge of the Foyle Young Poets of the…

Mengya Du

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2007.

David Morley

…creative writing downloads on iTunes worldwide. He was one of the judges of the 2012 T.S. Eliot Prize and judged the 2013 Foyle Young Poets of the Year. He teaches…

Dylan Chaundy

Dylan Chaundy was winner of Foyle Young Poets 2001.

Magnus Dixon

A winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2013 and 2014.

Julia Rampen

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2005 and 2006.

Katie Willy

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2007.

Sala Fadelallah

A winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2014.

Isaac Graf

An international winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2006.

Joel Lipson

A winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2011.

Jessica Walker

A winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2013.

Jessica Mayhew

A winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2011.

Sophia Tait

A winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2014.

Joe Heap

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2004.

Anne Widdowson

A winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2014.

Kim Clark

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the year 2010.

Kiera Hall

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the year 2010.

Lyndsay Coo

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2002 and 2004.

L E Harris

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003.

Laura Wanamaker

A winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2011.

Laura Marsh

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2005 and 2006.

Laura Harray

A winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2013.

Madelaine Jones

…A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2008, Madelaine has since been published in e-zines and magazines including Pomegranate and Popshot….

Sophie Tait

A winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2014.

Anne Stewart

…p f website as a provider of services to poets and is a part-time administrator for Second Light, a network of women poets, was President of the Shortlands Poetry Circle,…

Catherine Labiran

…She performed as a part of National Poetry Day Live at the Royal Festival Hal in 2011  alongside poets such as Simon Armitage, Jo Shapcott and Jackie Kay. She was…

Julian Stannard

…Rina’s War (Peterloo Poets, 2001); The Red Zone (Peterloo Poets, 2007); The Parrots of Villa Gruber Discover Lapis Lazuli (Salmon, 2011) and The Street of Perfect Love (Worple, 2014). Stannard’s…

Carolyn Forché

…the Yale Series of Younger Poets by Stanley Kunitz. Her new book In the Lateness of the World is due out with Bloodaxe in 2015. Her honors include fellowships from the…

Frances Galleymore

…Frances Galleymore was a poet, novelist, screenwriter, and longtime member of Highgate Poets. Her poems have been widely published in anthologies and magazines. As a screenwriter, she had over…

Sophie Fenella Robinski

…her poetry around the UK at venues such as The Roundhouse, The Royal Festival Hall and in July 2013 she was long-listed to be the Young Poet Laureate for London….

Warsan Shire

…Teaching My Mother How To Give Birth, a poetry pamphlet published by flipped eye. In October 2013, Shire was also selected from a shortlist of six young bards as the…

Aisling Fahey

…NATE DVD poetry in performance resource sent to every school in UK. She was a member of the Barbican Young Poets and Roundhouse Collective. In 2014 Aisling was appointed Young Poet…

Katie Hale

…The Poetry Review. She has twice won the Anne Pierson Award, and in 2010 won the Ver Poets Young Writers’ Prize. In 2011/12, she was a Barbican Young Poet….

Bridget Collins

…novels include The Traitor Game (which won the 2009 Branford Boase Award) and The Broken Road. Bridget was of the Poetry Society’s Young Poets of the Year in 1999….

Rachel Long

…was shortlisted for Young Poet Laureate for London in 2014, and awarded a Jerwood/Arvon Foundation mentorship in 2015. She is Assistant Tutor on the Barbican Young Poets programme 2015-present….

Swapping Places With Grandad

…kissing a young and joyous wife, and walking up stairs without that nagging tug of frustration, because it is beautiful to be young and ready to run, and read in…

Grand Union Bridge

…I end my song. Water was a door to an Irish otherworld, a land of glamour for the eternally young, who’d only age if they touched our land. A young

Untitled haibun

…to Paris in the autumn, mixtapes of trip-hop tempo turning in the player and a bottle of flat champagne rolling on the empty seat. Young and free and young and…

Mukahang Limbu

…Mukahang was a commended Foyle Young Poet in 2016 and 2017. He is also a winner of SLAMbassadors 2017….

Chloe Stopa-Hunt

…Mslexia and Poetry Review. Chloe is currently the poetry reviews editor at Cadaverine magazine and a senior editor at The Oxonian Review. Chloe was a Foyle Young Poet of the…

Luke Samuel Yates

…was named a winner of the Poetry Business Pamphlet prize, with The Flemish Primitives. Luke was a Foyle Young Poet of the Year in 1998, 1999, 2001 & 2002….

Laura Seymour

…you away. Laura has had poems published in magazines including The New Writer, Fire and Under the Radar. Laura was a Foyle Young Poet of the Year in 2004….

Haf Davies

Haf Davies is a former Foyle Young Poet and participant in the Hands across the border poetry project.

Ahren Warner

…published in June 2013, was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. He is poetry editor of Poetry London. Ahren was a Commended Foyle Young Poet of the Year in 2002. …

Emma Gaen

Emma Gaen was a winner of Foyle Young Poet of the Year 2001.

Em Power

Em is a commended Foyle Young Poet in 2017.

Charlotte Trevella

…minutaie of relationships and is strongly influenced by the geographic and social landscape of New Zealand. Charlotte was a Foyle Young Poet of the Year in 2008 & 2009….

Charlotte Wetton

…Staple, The Frogmore Papers and elsewhere. Her audio collection Body Politic was published by Dead Ink in 2012. Charlotte was a Foyle Young Poet of the Year in 2001….

Kaye Lee

…in poetry magazines and anthologies and won prizes in competitions. Belonging to several poetry groups including a local Poetry Society Stanza, Palmers Green Poets, Enfield Poets and Second Light Network…

Laurence Binyon

…Binyon’s ashes were scattered, and he is among the Great War poets commemorated on a slate stone in Westminster Abbey’s Poets’ Corner. A quotation from his poem ‘For the Fallen’ featured on a…

Edward Thomas

…poet Robert Frost. Thomas is now widely regarded as one of the pre-eminent British poets of the twentieth century and poems such as ‘Adlestrop’ are among the best-loved in the…

Charles Sorley

…commemorative stamp in 2015, issued by Royal Mail. He is commemorated along with fifteen other poets of the Great War on a slate stone in Westminster Abbey’s Poets Corner….

Simon Currie

…Hallam University on medical interaction in colonial India and West Indies. He is a member of the Beehive Poets, Bradford, and of the Pennine Poets. He lives in Lower Wharfedale….

Denise Riley

…Language As Affect (2005) and Time Lived, Without Its Flow (Capsule Editions, 2011). She’s in Penguin Modern Poets 10 with Douglas Oliver and Ian Sinclair (1996) and Denise Riley: Selected…

Luke Kennard

…the University of Birmingham. In 2014 he was named one of the Next Generation Poets by the Poetry Book Society in their once per-decade list of poets “expected to dominate…

John Ashbery

Younger Poets Series. The Library of America published the first volume of his collected poems in 2008. A two-volume set of his collected translations from the French (poetry and prose)…

Will Harris

…the Bloodaxe anthology Ten: Poets of the New Generation, he was featured in ES Magazine as part of the “new guard” of London poets. His debut pamphlet of poems, All…

Keith Chandler

…for Ten English Poets (Carcanet) in 1977, his poetry has been published in four collections: Kett’s Rebellion (Carcanet, 1982), A Passing Trade (1991), A Different Kind of Smoke (Redbeck, 2001)…

Tom Weir

…of the poets featured in the 2012 anthology: Lung Jazz; Young British Poets for Oxfam and has been shortlisted for the Melita Hume prize. His pamphlet, The Outsider, won the…

Tom Warner

…Tom Warner, commended in the National Poetry Competition 2013, was born in Mansfield. He has received an Eric Gregory Award, a Faber New Poets Award, the Escalator Prize and…

Illumination

…there’s no such things as poets anymore but there you are. and here I am. and there you are. and here I am. they say there’s no such things as…

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

…Born on August 6, 1809, in Somersby, Lincolnshire, England, Alfred Tennyson is one of the most well-loved Victorian poets. In 1850, with the publication of In Memoriam, Tennyson became…

Robert Crawford

…Robert Crawford is a Scottish poet, scholar and critic. He is Professor of English at the University of St Andrews. He was one of the ‘New Generation’ poets in…

Linda Phan

…Linda Phan is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘Why should anyone care?’ poetry challenge….

Amber Garma

…Amber is the 1st prize winner in the Who is Giselle? poetry challenge on Young Poets Network…