Dan Hitchens

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2006.

Emily Tesh

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2006.

Angela King

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

Emma Jourdan

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2008.

Emma McNairy

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

Emma Lister

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

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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…

Emily Burns

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

Sammy Loehnis

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

Daisy Syme-Taylor

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

Emily Mercer

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2007.

Max Dixon

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

Matthew Ridley

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

Sala Fadelallah

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

Mengya Du

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2007.

Magnus Dixon

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

Mine Serizawa

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

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…

Dylan Chaundy

Dylan Chaundy was winner of Foyle Young Poets 2001.

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….

Lyndsay Coo

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

Ming Wai Ho

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2002.

Isaac Graf

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

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…

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.

Vicky Hozaifeh

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

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.

Judith Huang

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

Marin Cramer

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2008.

Megan Pattie

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2009.

Laura Wanamaker

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

Nicholas Liu

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003.

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.

Julia Rampen

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

Joe Heap

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2004.

Maud Mullan

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

Audrey Spensley

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

Jessica Mayhew

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.

Sophia Tait

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

Katie Willy

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2007.

Nai Liu

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2009.

Sophie Tait

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

Laura Harray

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

Laura Marsh

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

Jen Wainwright

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

L E Harris

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003.

Sala Fadelallah

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

Naomi Hamilton

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

Kiera Hall

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the year 2010.

Kim Clark

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the year 2010.

Mary Chen

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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….

Luke Samuel Yates

…Rialto among others, and on the London Underground. In 2015 he was named a winner of the Poetry Business Pamphlet prize, with The Flemish Primitives. Luke was a Foyle Young

Charlotte Wetton

…Cadaverine, 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….

Emma Gaen

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

Mukahang Limbu

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

Haf Davies

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

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…

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…

John Ashbery

…the Pulitzer, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award – and an early book, Some Trees (1956), was selected by W.H. Auden for the Yale Younger…

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 the…

Luke Kennard

…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 the poetry…

Simon Currie

…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. His…

Illumination

…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 poets

Will Harris

…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 this…

Kaye Lee

…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 gives…

Keith Chandler

…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) and…

Laurence Binyon

…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 commemorative…

Edward Thomas

…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 language….