Josiah Mortimer

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

Helen Zhou

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

Helen Bowell

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

Emma Yeo

Emma Yeo is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘Poem on a postcard’ poetry challenge…

Guntaj Arora

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

Freya Wilson

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

Rishi Dastidar

…member of Malika’s Poetry Kitchen, he is also chair of the London writer development organisation Spread The Word. Rishi wrote and judged the meme poetry challenge on Young Poets Network….

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….

Katherine Liu

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

Esme Layton

Esme Layton is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘Freud and the unconscious’ poetry challenge….

J E M Naylor

Winner of the Simon Elvin Young Poets of 2000.

James Watson

Winner of the Simon Elvin Young Poets of 2000.

Natalie Linh Bolderston

Young Poets Network Golden Shovel challenge, judged by Peter Kahn; and has also won prizes in the moon poetry challenge, the Timothy Corsellis Poetry Prize 2018 and the 2018 August…

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….

Max Dixon

Max is the third-prize winner in the moon poetry challenge on Young Poets Network, judged by Nii Parkes….

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….

Patrick Tong

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

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….

Yolanda Moran

Yolanda 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….

Stephanie Chang

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

Jack Helme

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

Meg Burrows

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

Monica Yell

Monica is the second-prize winner in the nonsense poetry challenge on Young Poets Network, in partnership with Little Angel Theatre, London….

Joanna Batch

Winner of the Simon Elvin Young Poets of 1999.

Miriam Connors

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

Chanchal Kumar

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

Martin McGann

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

Eilidh Adamson

Eilidh 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….

Sophie Orman

Sophie is commended in the moon poetry challenge on Young Poets Network, judged by Nii Parkes….

Linda Phan

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

Beatriz Santos

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

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…

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…

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….

Isaac Silver

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

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….

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….

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. She is also commended in the moon poetry challenge,…

Hazel Vimbainashe Kamuriwo

Hazel is a second-prize winner in the Thinking Outside the Penalty Box 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…

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….

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….

William Snelling

…is also 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….