Deadline 31st July


Foyle Young Poets
Award 2017

The Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award is an opportunity for any young poet aged 11-17 to accelerate their writing career. Since it was founded in 1998 the Award has kick-started the career of some of today’s most exciting new voices, such as Helen Mort, a successful poet whose first collection was recently published by Chatto & Windus.
With entries from over 7,600 young people this year across from the UK and worldwide, it is the largest competition of its kind and its importance is widely attested.

This year's judges: Kayo Chingonye and Sinéad Morrisey

31st July 2017

Poems can be on any theme but must be in English

Full competition information can be found here: