Lyra Davies

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2017.

Ruby Evans

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2017.

Maggie Olszewski

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2018.

Allegra Mullan

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2016.

Ben Read

A winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2015….

Suzanne Antelme

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Awards 2017 and 2018.

Dom Hale

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2009 and 2010.

Emily Mercer

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2007.

Neave Scott

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2017.

Angela King

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2018.

Emma Lister

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

Emma McNairy

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

Erica Berry

An international winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2007 and 2008.

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…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 Poetry…

Max Dixon

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2017.

Sammy Loehnis

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2018.

Dan Hitchens

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2006.

Emily Tesh

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2006.

Emma Jourdan

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2008.

Daisy Syme-Taylor

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2010. Daisy also won the Newdigate Prize for Poetry in 2013.

Jessica Mayhew

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

Hannah Keyte

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

Aisha Mango Borja

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2016 and 2017.

Mark Maguire

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2007.

Omar Majeed

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2002.

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.

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 & Faber.

Rebecca Hawkes

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

Marin Cramer

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2008.

Mine Serizawa

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

Jessica Walker

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

Mary Chen

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003.

Jen Wainwright

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

Ming Wai Ho

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2002.

Nai Liu

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2009.

Caleb Yong

Caleb Yong is a winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2001.

Nicholas Liu

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003.

Naomi Hamilton

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

David Morley

…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 at…

Megan Pattie

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2009.

Daljit Nagra

…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 Year…

Mengya Du

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2007.

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.

Sala Fadelallah

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

Katie Willy

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2007.

Kiera Hall

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the year 2010.

Kim Clark

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the year 2010.

L E Harris

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003.

Julia Rampen

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

Maud Mullan

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award in 2015.

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.

Joel Lipson

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

Sophie Tait

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

Philip Knox

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2005.

Lyndsay Coo

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

Isaac Graf

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

Laura Marsh

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

Laura Wanamaker

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

Phil Coales

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2009.

Anne Stewart

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, and…

Julian Stannard

…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 work…

Carolyn Forché

…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 Guggenheim…

Frances Galleymore

Poets website, August 2017: We were deeply saddened by the recent death of Frances Galleymore, a longstanding member of Highgate Poets. A wonderful poet, and a hugely valued member of the group,…

Catherine Labiran

…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 also…

John Jarmain

…shell in 1944. John Jarmain is one of the poets who young poets can respond to in our annual Timothy Corsellis Prize. Find out how you can get involved here….

Tom Weir

…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 2014…

Alun Lewis

…a bullet wound. Alun Lewis is one of the poets who young poets can respond to in our annual Timothy Corsellis Prize. Find out how you can get involved here….

Rachel Long

London. She 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….

Bridget Collins

Her 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….

Sophie Fenella Robinski

…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. Her…

Untitled haibun

…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 free…

Swapping Places With Grandad

…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 dim…

Grand Union Bridge

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 suicide…

Emma Gaen

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

Laura Seymour

…take 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….

Chloe Stopa-Hunt

…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 Year…

Charlotte Trevella

…the 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….

Ahren Warner

…in 2012. Ahren’s second collection, Pretty, published in June 2013, was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. He is poetry editor of Poetry London. Ahren was a Commended Foyle Young Poet…