Sara Henry

A winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2010.

Sarah Fletcher

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

Sara Lyon

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2004.

Allegra Mullan

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2016.

Phoebe Boswall

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

Judith Huang

Judith Huang is a winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2001, 2003 and 2004.

Philip Knox

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2005.

Mengya Du

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2007.

Colmcille on Exile

…the exquisite Plain of Eolarg, back to Benevanagh, to go back across the Foyle and listen to the swans singing at full tilt as my boat, the Dew-Red, puts in…

Emma Gaen

Emma Gaen was a winner of Foyle Young Poet of the Year 2001.

Ahren Warner

…in 2012. Ahren’s second collection, Pretty, published in June 2013, was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. He is poetry editor of Poetry London. Ahren was a Commended Foyle Young Poet…

Martha Sprackland

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 1999 and 2005. Her work has appeared in various poetry magazines and she is Assistant Poetry Editor at Faber & Faber.

Mary Chen

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003.

Megan Pattie

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2009.

Daljit Nagra

…2017. He is the inaugural Poet in Residence for Radio 4/4 Extra and teaches at Brunel University London. Daljit is a judge of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year…

David Morley

…writing downloads on iTunes worldwide. He was one of the judges of the 2012 T.S. Eliot Prize and judged the 2013 Foyle Young Poets of the Year. He teaches at…

Phil Coales

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2009.

Ming Wai Ho

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2002.

Jen Wainwright

Jen Wainwright is a winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2001.

Nai Liu

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2009.

Charlotte Wetton

…Cadaverine, Staple, The Frogmore Papers and elsewhere. Her audio collection Body Politic was published by Dead Ink in 2012. Charlotte was a Foyle Young Poet of the Year in 2001….

Naomi Hamilton

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

Nicholas Liu

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003.

Luke Samuel Yates

…Rialto among others, and on the London Underground. In 2015 he was named a winner of the Poetry Business Pamphlet prize, with The Flemish Primitives. Luke was a Foyle Young

Caleb Yong

Caleb Yong is a winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2001.

Omar Majeed

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2002.

Aisha Mango Borja

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2016 and 2017.

Sophia Carney

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2016.

Alice Malin

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2005. Alice has been published in The Mays, Cadaverine and Acumen. …

Charlotte Trevella

…the minutaie of relationships and is strongly influenced by the geographic and social landscape of New Zealand. Charlotte was a Foyle Young Poet of the Year in 2008 & 2009….

Caroline Harris

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

Clare Carlile

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

Camilla Chen

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

Chloe Stopa-Hunt

…and Poetry Review. Chloe is currently the poetry reviews editor at Cadaverine magazine and a senior editor at The Oxonian Review. Chloe was a Foyle Young Poet of the Year…

Zach Simons

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2002 and 2003.

Suki Datar Jones

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

Zoe Bogart

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2003.

Catriona Bolt

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

Enshia Li

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

Maiya Dambawinna

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

Tallulah Hutson

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

Anna Lewis

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2002, Anna Lewis has gone on to win several prizes for her poetry including the G.S. Fraser Prize, the Robin Reeves…

Sharon Wang

A winner of Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2005.

Sawsan Khalaf

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

Yasmin Inkersole

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2016.

Olivia Hu

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

Sonja Moore

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

Jamie Uy

Jamie Uy was a Commended Foyle Young Poet of the Year 2012 and went on to be one of the winning poets in the Cape Farewell/Poetry Society’s SWITCH Challenge in…

D.S.T.

A winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2010.

Sophia Jih

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

Steven Chung

A top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2016.

Amelie Coyle

Amelie is commended in the nonsense poetry challenge on Young Poets Network, in partnership with Little Angel Theatre, London….

Ann Drysdale

Ann Drysdale received second prize in the 2001 National Poetry Competition with her poem ‘New Fruit’. Her collections include Backwork (Peterloo Poets, 2002) and Quaintness and Other Offences (Cinnamon, 2009)….

John Lyons

Poets Afro-Caribbean and Asian prize; a commendation in the National Poetry Competition, and in the Peterloo Poetry Competition. His latest collections are Cook-Up in a Trini Kitchen (Peepal Tree, 2009)…

Benjamin Zephaniah

…he calls ‘street politics’. His first real public performance was in church when he was 10 years old, and since then he has become one of Britain’s best known poets….

North of all countries

…pebbles and permafrost. Freshwater mussels wrapping around pearl, and matchless desire befalls, befalls, befalls, in stories of gorgeous breath-away crystals, in queen’s lockets and uncracked duck eggs. Heroes, poets and…

Carole Satyamurti 1939-2019

…W.W. Norton. Carole was a judge for The Poetry Society’s annual Hamish Canham prize for many years and ran 1-1 feedback sessions, Poetry Surgeries, for poets at our Poetry Cafe….

Eleanor Hooker

poets. She is a helm on Lough Derg RNLI Lifeboat, a Fellow of the Linnean Society of London (FLS), and lives in North Tipperary, Ireland, with her husband Peter and…

Helen Overell

…writing and takes part in courses and seminar groups at the Poetry School as well as taking an active role in the Mole Valley Poets. Her work is published in…

Anna Crowe

…Andrews. She was the runner-up in the National Poetry Competition 1985 and her most recent work is Peatlands, translations of poems by Mexican poet Pedro Serrano (Arc Visible Poets, 2014)….

Olivia McCannon

Olivia McCannon’s poetry collection Exactly My Own Length (Carcanet/Oxford Poets, 2011) was shortlisted for the Seamus Heaney Centre Prize and won the 2012 Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize. She read French/German at the…

Jeff Skinner

…Nest, Crowsfeet, Clear Poetry, Ground Poetry,  The Open Mouse –  and on a Guernsey bus. He was shortlisted in the 2015 Wells Poetry Competition. He reads with Exeter Poets Uncut….

Sacred and Profane

…dig. And underground, in the trenches of meaning, poets engrave letter by letter in a tablet like idol worshippers in the name of the holiest of holy poetry. There’s nothing…

Vandana Khanna

…Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workspace, Asian American Poetry: The Next Generation and Indivisible: An Anthology of Contemporary South Asian American Poetry. She has taught English and Creative Writing at…

Cambridge 1949

…Scholar,          giggling, over wet lettuce and beetroot, quite unaware of the surprise around her. Yet reading in her Newnham room the Metaphysical          poets claim her, and she enters the Christian…

James Sutherland-Smith

…wife Viera are the principal translators of Slovak poetry into English, with a number of collections of individual poets and three major anthologies published in Britain, America, Canada and Slovakia….

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Debbie Lim

Debbie Lim, commended in the National Poetry Competition 2013, is from Sydney. Her poems have appeared in publications including Cordite Poetry Review, Contemporary Asian Australian Poets (Puncher & Wattman, 2013)…

Julian May

…The Verb, and winner of a Sony Award for A Requiem for St Kilda. He has commissioned and collaborated creatively with many poets and artists to produce documentaries, arts programmes…

Peter Daniels

…of Captain Rigby (Personal Pronoun, 2013). He has won several prizes: first prize in the 2010 TLS Poetry Competition, the 2010 Ver Poets Competition, the 2008 Arvon competition, the 2002…

Linda France

…are Her. She has worked on numerous collaborations with visual artists and musicians, as well as public art projects. Linda also edited the ground-breaking anthology Sixty Women Poets (Bloodaxe 1993)….

John Freeman

…A Suite for Summer (Worple). Stride also published a book of essays, The Less Received: Neglected Modern Poets. Recent magazine publications include Iota, Poetry Wales, Scintilla and The Lampeter Review….

What We Can Least Afford to Lose

…of pubs, of ales with names As numerous as bargemen or as poets. Listen: the water gurgles obscenely, it gargles serenely. The vista of Tegg’s Nose unfolds as the boat…

Sarah Barr

Sarah Barr lives in Dorset and has recently set up a new Poetry Society Stanza group in Wimborne which she hopes local poets will enjoy coming to. She writes poetry…

Kristiina Ehin

Kristiina Ehin is one of Estonia’s leading poets and is known throughout Europe for her poetry and short stories. She has an MA in Comparative and Estonian Folklore from the…

Zaffar Kunial

Zaffar Kunial published a pamphlet in the Faber New Poets series in 2014 and was Poet-in-Residence at the Wordsworth Trust the same year. In 2011 he won third prize in…