Meg Burrows

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

Meg Ozia Stockwell

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

Joshua Persico

Joshua is a commended poet in the Riddle Me This Poetry Challenge on The Poetry Society’s 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….

Ellie Fullwood

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

Rosie Levene

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

Emma White

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

Hetty Mosforth

Hetty 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…

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….

Matilda Houston-Brown

Matilda is a first-prize winner in the Wish List challenge on Young Poets Network and runner-up in the Namedropping challenge with People Need Nature and Jen Hadfield. She is also a commended poet in…

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’….

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…

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….

Amy Dowler

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

Sarahana Chemjong

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

Pratyusha Prakash

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

Olivia Todd

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

Alice Cattley

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

Meg Roseman

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

Annabelle Fuller

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

Anna Thomas

Anna Thomas is a winner of Young Poets Network poetry challenges including ‘Winter’ and ‘Canal’….

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…

William Thomas

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

Harry Parks

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

Anna Leader

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

Emma Reilly

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

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.

Elizabeth Gibson

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

Kyle Liang

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

Benedict Mulcare

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

Helen Bowell

Helen Bowell is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘Univocal’ and ‘No Man’s Land’ poetry challenges….

James Watson

Winner of the Simon Elvin Young Poets of 2000.

Guntaj Arora

Guntaj Arora is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘Automatic writing’ challenge….

I Dream

A collaborative poem by Young Poets Network users I dream that when I’m older I would be able to play really good on the piano. I dream loud for ultra-reality….

Jacob Wright

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

Freya Wilson

Freya Wilson is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘Dramatic monologue’ and ‘Song writing’ poetry challenges….

Helen Zhou

Helen Zhou is a winner of a number of Young Poets Network poetry challenges, including ‘Like Starlings’ and ‘Why should anyone care?’….

James Wijesinghe

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

Anna Farley

Anna 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.

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…

Emily Ingle

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

Josiah Mortimer

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