Natasha Bailey

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

Miriam Connors

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

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….

Janice Hahn

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

Vivian Vasquez

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

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…

Elliot Owen

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

Shamima Begum

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

Vriti Ranka

Vriti 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….

Rebecca Oet

Rebecca 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….

Hetty Mosforth

Hetty 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….

Christie Suyanto

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

Kyle Liang

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

Emma White

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

Rosie Levene

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

Crystal Grimshaw

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

Bronwen Brenner

Bronwen is the 3rd prize winner in the 2016 Young Poets Network Timothy Corsellis Prize.

James Tierney

James is the 2nd prize-winner in the I Am the Universe challenge on Young Poets Network….

Sian Mackay

Winner of the Simon Elvin Young Poets of 2000.

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….

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…

Daisy Hirst

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

Amy Dowler

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

Meg Roseman

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

Alister MacQuarrie

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

Olivia Todd

Olivia is highly commended in the Young Poets Network Namedropping challenge with People Need Nature and Jen Hadfield and the 2018 August challenge #1 on prose poems….

Alice Cattley

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

Sarahana Chemjong

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

Emma Reilly

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

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…

Aisha Siddique

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

William Thomas

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

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’….

Chris Matthews

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

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…

Anna Leader

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

Harry Parks

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

Natalie Thomas

Natalie is the 3rd prize-winner in the I Am the Universe challenge on Young Poets Network….

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…

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….

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…

Freya Wilson

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

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.

Anna Farley

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