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…

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

Denise Riley

…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 (2000). Her poem, ‘A…

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….

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…

Amber Garma

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

Katie Beviss

Katie Beviss is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘No Man’s Land’ and ‘Poem on a postcard’ poetry challenges….

Emily Ingle

Emily is a winner in the Winter Poems challenge on Young Poets Network….

Gabriel Akamo

…the Southbank Centre with other emerging poets. Previous performances also include ‘Jawdance’, ‘Tongue Fu’, and recording for ‘Peace Camp 2012’ and ‘Goodbye Piccadilly’, the London Transport Museum’s Centenary exhibition. Gabriel…

Oakley Flanagan

Oakley is the 2nd prize winner in the 16-18 age category in the Turn Up the Volume challenge on Young Poets Network….

William Snelling

William is the third-prize winner of the 2018 August Challenge #1 on prose poems on Young Poets Network and is commended in the Golden Shovel challenge, judged by Peter Kahn….

Lily Smart

Lily is the 3rd prize winner in the 16-18 age category in the Turn Up the Volume challenge on Young Poets Network….

Jack Helme

Jack is the second-prize winner in the tree poetry challenge on Young Poets Network….

Stephanie Chang

Stephanie is commended in the tree poetry challenge on Young Poets Network….

Louise Watson

Louise Watson is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘Shakespeare’s shoes’ and ‘Put a mask on’ challenge….

Jei Degenhardt

Jei is the third-prize winner in the tree poetry challenge on Young Poets Network and is commended in the Who is Giselle? poetry challenge….

Linda Phan

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

Beth Davies

Beth is a winner in the Winter Poems challenge on Young Poets Network, and highly commended in its 2017 August challenge #2, themed around place….

Isaac Silver

Isaac is the first-prize winner in the Timothy Corsellis Poetry Prize 2018 on Young Poets Network….

Julia Webb

…Arches Press in 2016. Her poems have appeared in various publications including: Poetry News, Other Poetry and Ink, Sweat and Tears. She was recently one of the ‘Young Poets Centre…

Jack Little

Jack Little is a participant in the Young Poets Network and a winner of the ‘Why should anyone care?’ poetry challenge….

Anna Farley

Anna is a winner in the Winter Poems challenge on Young Poets Network….

Richard Goodson

…subsequently published in the Penguin Poetry of Sex, edited by Sophie Hannah. He co-edited Heroes: From Mum to Mandela (Five Leaves, November 2012), an anthology of young people’s poems and…

James Wijesinghe

James is a winner in the Winter Poems challenge on Young Poets Network….

Charlotte Chalkley

Charlotte is a winner in the 2016 Behind the Curtain poetry challenge on Young Poets Network, in partnership with the V&A Museum.

Jerrold Yam

Jerrold Yam is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘Dawn’ challenge and is the runner-up in the British Library Animal Tales Challenge 2015…

Hazel Vimbainashe Kamuriwo

Hazel is a second-prize winner in the Thinking Outside the Penalty Box challenge on Young Poets Network….

Mary Webster

Mary is the 2nd p rize winner in the 11-15 age category in the Turn Up the Volume challenge on Young Poets Network….

Patrick Tong

Patrick is commended in the tree poetry challenge on Young Poets Network,…

Evan Burgess

Evan is the 3rd prize winner in the 11-15 age category in the Turn Up the Volume challenge on Young Poets Network….

Lydia Wei

Lydia is the first-prize winner in the tree poetry challenge on Young Poets Network, as well as the first-prize winner in the Thinking Outside the Penalty Box challenge and the…

Beatriz Santos

Beatriz is commended in the Timothy Corsellis Poetry Prize 2018 on Young Poets Network….

Yolanda Moran

Yolanda is commended in the tree poetry challenge on Young Poets Network….

Em Power and Elizabeth Thatcher

A poem by Em Power and Elizabeth Thatcher was commended in the meme challenge, written and judged by poet Rishi Dastidar, on Young Poets Network. See Em Power’s biog here….

Gwenllian Rees

Gwenllian is the second-prize winner of Bailey Blackburn’s 2018 August challenge #2 on found poems on Young Poets Network. …

Elliot Owen

Elliot is a winner in the Short Poems challenge on Young Poets Network….

Alice Hill-Woods

Alice is the third-prize winner in the Civilisation and Its Discontents challenge on Young Poets Network, inspired by Freud’s work of the same name. …

Lovena Nawoor

Lovena is highly commended in the Young Poets Network 2017 August challenge #2, themed around place….

Catherine Smith

Catherine Smith teaches for the University of Sussex, the Arvon Foundation, and runs a creative writing enrichment group for young writers. Widely admired, her three poetry collections to date have…

Rebecca Oet

Rebecca is a winner in the Short Poems challenge on Young Poets Network….

Inigo Laguda

Inigo Laguda is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘Edith Sitwell’ challenge….

Shamima Begum

Winner of the Simon Elvin Young Poets of 1998 and 1999.

Vivian Vasquez

Vivian is a winner in the Short Poems challenge on Young Poets Network….

Sally Liu

Sally is commended in Bailey Blackburn’s 2018 August challenge #2 on found poems on Young Poets Network….

Zuleikha Sayani

Zuleikha is a highly commended poet in the Young Poets Network 2017 August challenge #2, themed around place….

Felicity Marks

Felicity Marks is a winner of the Poetry Society Young Poets of the Year 2000 and 2001.

Thomas Yates

Winner of the Simon Elvin Young Poets of 1998 and 1999.

Pratyusha Prakash

Pratyusha Prakash is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘Translation’ and Cape Farewell ‘Fire and Ice’ challenges….

Amna Ahmed

Winner of the Simon Elvin Young Poets of 2000.

Rahmoan Williams

Rahmoan is a winner in the Short Poems challenge on Young Poets Network….

Olivia Liu

Olivia is a commended poet in the Riddle Me This Poetry Challenge on The Poetry Society’s Young Poets Network….

Isabel Waters

Isabel is a winner in the Short Poems challenge on Young Poets Network….

Charlotte Guterman

Charlotte is a winner in the Short Poems challenge on Young Poets Network….