L E Harris

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003.

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.

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.

Jenny Walker

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

Kyle Lovell

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

Jesse Rodrigues

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

Matthew Ridley

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.

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.

Kiera Hall

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the year 2010.

Kim Clark

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the year 2010.

Julia Rampen

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

Angela King

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

Joel Lipson

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

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.

Phoebe Power

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2009.

Phoebe Stuckes

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the year 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Emily Dee

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

Phoebe Boswall

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

Allegra Mullan

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

Aisha Mango Borja

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

Phil Coales

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2009.

Philip Knox

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2005.

Isobel Norris

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2006….

Jasmine Burgess

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

Theophilus Kwek

Theophilus Kwek was a commended Foyle Young Poet in 2010 and has published four volumes of poetry: most recently The First Five Storms, which won the New Poets’ Prize in…

Emily Franklin

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

Polly Fullerton

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

Omar Majeed

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2002.

Caleb Yong

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

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.

Mary Chen

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003.

Sinéad Morrissey

…recently taken up a new position as Chair of Creative Writing at Newcastle University. She is one of the judges of the 2017 Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award….

Megan Pattie

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2009.

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…

Nicholas Liu

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003.

Sammy Loehnis

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

Naomi Hamilton

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

JCH Potts

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2004.

Ming Wai Ho

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2002.

Jen Wainwright

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

Nai Liu

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2009.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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….

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…

Emma Gaen

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

Haf Davies

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

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….

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….

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…

Mukahang Limbu

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

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

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…

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….

Charles Sorley

…a 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….

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…

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 1994…

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…

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 one…

Denise Riley

…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 Poems…

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…