Lorna Frankel

Lorna is the 2nd prize winner in the 2016 Young Poets Network August Challenge #1. She is also the 2nd prize winner in the 2016 August Challenge #4, and is a…

Amelia Doherty

Amelia is a first-prize winner in the Young Poets Network Namedropping challenge with People Need Nature and Jen Hadfield. She is also second-prize winner in the Young Poets Network 2017 August challenge…

Annie Fan

Annie is second-prize winner in the 16-18 age category in the End Hunger UK challenge on Young Poets Network and highly commended in the Nearlyology challenge. They are also a runner-up in the BBC Proms…

Maya Miro Johnson

Maya is a first-prize-winner in the Young Poets Network 2017 August challenge #2, themed around place, and highly commended in the Nearlyology challenge on Young Poets Network….

Zainab Ismail

Zainab Ismail is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘Freud and the unconscious’ poetry challenge, and a commended poet in the Melting Ice challenge 2017 on Young Poets Network….

Pieta Mackle Bayley

Pieta Mackle Bayley is commended in the nonsense poetry challenge on Young Poets Network, in partnership with Little Angel Theatre, London. She is also a winner of the Young Poets

Georgie West

Poets Network, judged by Mari Hughes-Edwards, and celebrating Duffy’s legacy as Poet Laureate; she is also commended in the Golden Shovel challenge on Young Poets Network, judged by Peter Kahn….

Tom Rowe

Tom is the first-prize winner in the Mary Wollstonecraft challenge on Young Poets Network, written and judged by Bee Rowlatt of the Mary on the Green campaign. He is also…

Francesca Weekes

Francesca is a first-prize winner in the 2017 August challenge #1, themed around edgelands, and a winner in the 2016 Young Poets Network August Challenge #2. She is also a runner-up in the…

Tanya Kundu

Tanya is a commended poet in the Timothy Corsellis Prize 2016 on Young Poets Network. She is also highly commended in the Young Poets Network Ways to be Wilder Poetry Challenge, in association…

Denisa Vítová

Denisa Vítová is the overall winner in the 2016 Young Poets Network August Challenge #4, and is commended in the  Who is Giselle? poetry challenge. Her poems have also won…

Anna Thomas

Anna is a winner of Young Poets Network poetry challenges including ‘Winter’ and ‘Canal’. She is also commended in the Carol Ann Duffy challenge on Young Poets Network, judged by…

Anna Szabó

…Yeats, and Updike. She published her first volume of poetry when she was twenty-three, winning the Petofi Prize for promising young poets. Her poetry has since won every major Hungarian…

The Apple Tree

You told me once that growing up was like walking up a downwards escalator. I think I was too young to understand back then: I thought of time as a…

Richard Osmond

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2005. Richard’s poetry has been published in n+1, Fuselit, The Literateur and The Financial Times, among others, and appears in the…

Helen Mort

…won the Fenton Aldeburgh Prize. Her latest collection is No Map Could Show Them (Chatto & Windus, 2016). Helen is a five times winner of Foyle Young Poets of the…

A.K. Blakemore

…and The Best of British Poetry 2015. She was a winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2007 and 2008. A K Blakemore lives and works in London….

JCH Potts

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2004.

Emily Mercer

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2007.

Flora Thomas

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2006.

Emily Tesh

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2006.

Emma Jourdan

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2008.

Sinéad Morrissey

…recently taken up a new position as Chair of Creative Writing at Newcastle University. She was one of two judges of the 2017 Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award….

Jesse Rodrigues

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

Emma Lister

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

Emily Burns

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

Dom Hale

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2009 and 2010.

Esme Partridge

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

Matthew Ridley

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

Erica Berry

An international winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2007 and 2008.

Emma McNairy

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

Sala Fadelallah

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

Hannah Locke

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2009.

Grace Campbell

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

Ruby Evans

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

Dawn Lim

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2004.

Ian Burnette

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

Isla Anderson

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

Maggie Olszewski

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

Neave Scott

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

Ila Colley

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

Suzanne Antelme

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Awards 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Lyra Davies

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

Dan Hitchens

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2006.

Hazel Perryman

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003 and 2004.

Georgie Woodhead

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.

Eleanor Coy

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the year 2010 and 2011.

Jasmine Burgess

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

Theophilus Kwek

Theophilus Kwek was a commended Foyle Young Poet in 2010 and has published four volumes of poetry: most recently The First Five Storms, which won the New Poets’ Prize in…

Isobel Norris

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2006….

Sammy Loehnis

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

Max Dixon

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

Katie Willy

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2007.

Laura Harray

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

Lydia Stone

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

Hannah Keyte

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

Sophie Tait

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

Apollo

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

Jean Klurfeld

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2019.

Allie Spensley

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

L E Harris

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003.

Gaia Rose Harper

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

Kim Clark

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the year 2010.

Kyle Lovell

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

Kiera Hall

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the year 2010.

Sala Fadelallah

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

Raymond Antrobus

…to be awarded the Rathbone Folio Prize for best work of literature in any genre. In 2019 he is a judge of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award….

Ian Macartney

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

Julia Rampen

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2005 and 2006.

Amy Saunders

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2019.

Joel Lipson

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

Libby Russell

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2019.

Anne Widdowson

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

Joe Heap

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2004.

Maud Mullan

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

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.

Jessica Mayhew

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