Foyle Young Poet of the Year Award - History

To read what some of our Alumni have been getting up to since their win - visit the Alumni Page

Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2014

'How to swim and stay in place' (electronic version) the anthology containing poems from 2013's top fifteen winners and information on entering the 2014 competition. If you are a teacher you can request free copies of this anthology as part of a free Foyle Class Set complete with posters and special Foyle lesson plans to inspire the next cohort of young writers to take the chance, and enter! See the Foyle homepage for more details

Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2013

Rattle the hatches (electronic version) the anthology containing poems from 2013's top fifteen winners and information on entering the 2014 competition

Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2012

Gorgeous like a thunderstorm (electronic version) the anthology containing poems from 2012's top fifteen winners and information on entering the 2013 competition.

 

Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2011

Fools for Love and Salt (electronic version) the anthology containing poems from 2011's top fifteen winners and names the 85 Commended poets.

Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2010

I Will See Great Things the anthology containing poems from 2010's top fifteen winners and information on entering the 2011 competition. Click here to read 2010's winning top fifteen poems and a list of commended winners.

Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2009

The Fire We Harbour the anthology containing poems from 2009's top fifteen winners. Click here to read 2009's winning top fifteen poems and a list of commended winners. 

Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2008

You envied the Stars Their Height, the anthology containing poems from 2008's top fifteen winners. Click here to see 2008's winning top 15 poems and a list of commended winners.

 Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2007

The Wouldbegoods featured poems from 2007's top fifteen winners. You can read the top 15 winning poems here and also listen to some of the poems in our Audio Archives


 Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2006

Radio Seventeen, featured poems by the fifteen top winners and three international winners. You can read the winning poems here.

Radio Seventeen

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Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2005

Featuring poems by the fifteen winners in the anthology When the Thunder Woke Me. Read the poems here

Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2004

Featuring poems by the fifteen winners in the anthology And The Air Sang. Read the poems here.

 

Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2003

Featuring poems by the fifteen winners in the anthology Passport Pictures. Read the poems here

 

Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2002

Featuring poems by the fifteen winners in the anthology The floor would tremble if your feet could touch it. Read them here

 

Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2001

Featuring poems by the fifteen winners in the anthology New Life. Read the poems here

Simon Elvin Young Poets of the Year Award 2000
Featuring poems by the fifteen winners in the anthology Fairy Tale Matches.

Simon Elvin Young Poets of the Year Award 1999
Featuring poems by the fifteen winners in the anthology Hypothesis.

Simon Elvin Young Poets of the Year Award 1998
Featuring poems by the thirteen overall winners in the anthology The Small Plastic Things in Life.

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