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.

Emma Warren

Emma Warren is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘Univocal’ and ‘Like Starlings’ poetry challenges….

Hero Bain

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

Jake Street

Jake is commended in the Wish List challenge on Young Poets Network and the second-prize winner in the 2018 August challenge #4 on using the vernacular in poetry….

Emma Kemp

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

Daniel Blokh

Daniel is a winner in the Short Poems challenge and a commended poet in the Timothy Corsellis Prize 2016 on Young Poets Network…

Cecilia Hornyak

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

Natalie Thomas

Natalie is the 3rd prize-winner 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….

Sophie Orman

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

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….

Jonathan Huish

Jonathan is commended in the third Bloodaxe Archive challenge, The Re-Re-Re-Drafting Challenge, on Young Poets Network….

Oakley Flanagan

Oakley is the 2nd prize winner in the 16-18 age category in the Turn Up the Volume challenge on Young Poets Network….

Benjamin Whittaker

Benjamin is commended in the third Bloodaxe Archive challenge, The Re-Re-Re-Drafting Challenge, on Young Poets Network….

Jessie Taussig

Jessie is commended in the third Bloodaxe Archive challenge, The Re-Re-Re-Drafting Challenge, on Young Poets Network….

Alex Howe

Alex is the third prize winner in the third Bloodaxe Archive challenge, The Re-Re-Re-Drafting Challenge, on Young Poets Network….

Evan Burgess

Evan is the 3rd prize winner in the 11-15 age category in the Turn Up the Volume challenge on Young Poets Network….

Hazel Vimbainashe Kamuriwo

Hazel is a second-prize winner in the Thinking Outside the Penalty Box challenge on Young Poets Network….

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….

Olivia Shaw

Olivia is commended in the third Bloodaxe Archive challenge, The Re-Re-Re-Drafting Challenge, on Young Poets Network….

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….

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….

Linda Phan

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

Katie Beviss

Katie Beviss is a winner of the Young Poets Network ‘No Man’s Land’ and ‘Poem on a postcard’ poetry challenges….

Patrick Tong

Patrick is commended in the tree poetry 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…

Beatriz Santos

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

Helen Bowell

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

Yolanda Moran

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

Peter Kahn

…Along with Patricia Smith and Ravi Shankar, Peter edited The Golden Shovel Anthology:  New Poems Honoring Gwendolyn Brooks. Peter wrote and judged the Young Poets Network Golden Shovel challenge in…

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?’….

Martin McGann

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

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….

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….

Emily Ingle

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

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…

Max Dixon

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

Isaac Silver

Isaac is the first-prize winner 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…

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…