The Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award is for poems written by any young poet aged 11-17. Since it began 15 years ago the Award has kick-started the career of some of today’s most exciting new voices. It is the largest competition of its kind and is free to enter.
Each year 100 winners (85 Commendations and 15 Overall Winners) are selected by a team of high profile judges. The winners receive their awards at an annual prize-giving event on National Poetry Day.
The winners of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2015 have now been announced! Check out their names and the top 15 winning poems.
Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award
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