Maggie Olszewski

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

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.

Dan Hitchens

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2006.

Emily Burns

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

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 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.

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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.

Emily Mercer

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2007.

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 Tesh

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2006.

Audrey Spensley

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

Hannah Keyte

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

Mine Serizawa

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

Magnus Dixon

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

Jessica Mayhew

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

Dylan Chaundy

Dylan Chaundy was winner of Foyle Young Poets 2001.

Isaac Graf

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

Lyndsay Coo

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

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….

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…

Naomi Hamilton

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

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.

Mary Chen

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003.

Megan Pattie

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2009.

Vicky Hozaifeh

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

Mark Maguire

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2007.

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.

Ming Wai Ho

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2002.

Marin Cramer

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2008.

Rebecca Hawkes

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

Mengya Du

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2007.

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…

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.

Caleb Yong

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

Omar Majeed

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2002.

Anne Widdowson

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

Sophia Tait

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

Jessica Walker

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

Aisha Mango Borja

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

Maud Mullan

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

Joe Heap

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2004.

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.

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.

Nicholas Liu

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003.

Laura Wanamaker

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.

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.

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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….

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…

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

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….

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.

Mukahang Limbu

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

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…