Olivia Sandhu

Olivia is commended in the Civilisation and Its Discontents challenge on Young Poets Network, inspired by Freud’s work of the same name. …

Vriti Ranka

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

Astra Papachristodoulou

Astra is highly commended in the Young Poets Network 2017 August challenge #1, themed around edgelands….

Mary Dodd

Mary Dodd is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘Dramatic monologue’ poetry challenge….

Eilidh Adamson

Eilidh is highly commended in the Young Poets Network 2017 August challenge #1, themed around edgelands….

Quinn Lui

…winner of the 2018 August Challenge #4 on using the vernacular in poetry, and is commended in Bailey Blackburn’s 2018 August challenge #2 on found poems on Young Poets Network….

Martin McGann

Winner of the Simon Elvin Young Poets of 1999 and 2000.

Meg Burrows

Meg Burrows is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘Automatic writing’ challenge….

Natasha Bailey

Natasha Bailey is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘Dramatic monologue’ poetry challenge and others….

Janice Hahn

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

Joanna Batch

Winner of the Simon Elvin Young Poets of 1999.

Chanchal Kumar

Chanchal is the first-prize winner in the meme challenge, written and judged by poet Rishi Dastidar, on Young Poets Network….

Miriam Connors

Miriam Connors is a winner of Young Poets Network writing challenges including ‘Minimalist’ and ‘Automatic writing’…..

Sugar J

Sugar J’s poem ‘Give Invisible’ was commissioned as part of the Thinking Outside the Penalty Box project, in a partnership with The Poetry Society’s Young Poets Network on a challenge celebrating…

Rosie Levene

Rosie is a winner in the Great Fire poetry challenge on Young Poets Network…

Zara Shams

Zara is the first-prize winner in Ankita Saxena’s protest poetry challenge on Young Poets Network, remembering 100 years of the women’s vote in the UK….

Asmaa Jama

Asmaa is commended in the Bletchley Park challenge on Young Poets Network….

H Mosforth

This poet is a winner in the Great Fire poetry challenge on Young Poets Network….

Roger Robinson

Roger Robinson’s poem ‘Balotelli’ was commissioned as part of the Thinking Outside the Penalty Box project, in a partnership with The Poetry Society’s Young Poets Network on a challenge celebrating extraordinary…

Emma White

Emma is a winner in the Great Fire poetry challenge on Young Poets Network…

Ellora Sutton

Ellora is the first-prize winner of the Carol Ann Duffy challenge on Young Poets Network, judged by Mari Hughes-Edwards, and celebrating Duffy’s legacy as Poet Laureate. She is also the first-prize…

Elizabeth Gibson

Elizabeth is the 2nd prize winner in the 2016 Young Poets Network Timothy Corsellis Prize. 

Michelle Yang

Michelle is commended in the Wish List challenge on Young Poets Network….

Crystal Grimshaw

Crystal Grimshaw is a winner of Young Poets Network challenges including ‘Automatic writing’ and ‘Shakespeare’s shoes’….

Christie Suyanto

Christie Suyanto is a winner of Young Poets Network poetry challenges including ‘Kennings’ and ‘Poems go visiting’….

Thurab Sharifi

Thurab is commended in the Bletchley Park challenge on Young Poets Network….

Kyle Liang

Kyle is a second-prize winner in the Wish List challenge on Young Poets Network….

Jayant Kashyap

Jayant is commended in the tree poetry challenge on Young Poets Network and the third-prize winner in the Bletchley Park challenge….

Amy Dowler

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

Joelle Taylor

…inspired by workshops engaging groups of vulnerable women across the UK. Speaking to refugees, prisoners, young mothers, survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence, the collection powerfully evokes the struggles…

Emily Boyle

Emily is commended in the Carol Ann Duffy challenge on Young Poets Network, judged by Mari Hughes-Edwards, and celebrating Duffy’s legacy as Poet Laureate….

Daisy Hirst

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

Alister MacQuarrie

Alister MacQuarrie is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘Univocal’, ‘Future’ and ‘Like Starlings’ poetry challenges….

Alice Cattley

Alice Cattley is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘Automatic writing’ and ‘Translation’ challenges….

Dan Fitt-Palmer

Dan is commended in the Carol Ann Duffy challenge on Young Poets Network, judged by Mari Hughes-Edwards, and celebrating Duffy’s legacy as Poet Laureate….

Sarahana Chemjong

Sarahana is highly commended in the Young Poets Network Namedropping challenge with People Need Nature and Jen Hadfield….

Meg Roseman

Meg is a commended poet in the 2016 Young Poets Network August Challenge #4. 

Emma Reilly

Emma is highly commended in the Young Poets Network Namedropping challenge with People Need Nature and Jen Hadfield….

Annabelle Fuller

Annabelle Fuller is a winner of Young Poets Network challenges  ‘Palimpsest Poetry – the Greys Court Challenge’, ‘Automatic writing’, and ‘Shakespeare’s shoes’…

Harry Parks

Harry is a winner in the 2016 Young Poets Network August Challenge #2. 

Aisha Siddique

Aisha is a commended poet in the 2016 Young Poets Network August Challenge #4. 

Jamie Hancock

Jamie is a 3rd prize winner in the Timothy Corsellis Prize 2017 on Young Poets Network, and is highly commended in the I Am the Universe challenge. He is also a winner in the…

Anna Leader

Anna Leader is a winner of Young Poets Network poetry challenges including ‘Different Voices’ and ‘Poems go visiting’….

Lauren Aspery

Lauren is the second-prize winner of the Carol Ann Duffy challenge on Young Poets Network, judged by Mari Hughes-Edwards, and celebrating Duffy’s legacy as Poet Laureate….

Hebe Fryer

Hebe is commended in the Carol Ann Duffy challenge on Young Poets Network, judged by Mari Hughes-Edwards, and celebrating Duffy’s legacy as Poet Laureate….

Nick Makoha

…Box team, which partnered with The Poetry Society’s Young Poets Network on a challenge celebrating extraordinary lives of African footballers in 2018. His commissioned poem, three other commissioned poems, the…

Chris Matthews

Chris is a winner in the 2016 Young Poets Network August Challenge #2.

William Thomas

William is a winner in the Great Fire poetry challenge on Young Poets Network…

Jacob Wright

Jacob is highly commended in the I Am the Universe challenge on Young Poets Network….