1998

The Poetry Society’s Young Poets Award was first sponsored by Simon Elvin. The winning poems are listed to the right of this page.

Commended Poets

Geraint Abbot, Tamara Alhuneidi, Matthew Ashford, Louise Bazelgette, Helen Louise Bear, Richard Berryman, Ben Brennanad-Carter, Andrew Boulton, Laura Brooke, Anna Brown, Susan Brown, G. Bucknill, Hayley Campbell, Catie Chapman, Alasdair Cockburn, Wesley Coleman, Elizabeth Anne Crawshaw, Ben Cross, Rita Dey, Abigail Dineen, Emmanuel Doit, Charlene Field, Tara Firebrace, David Floyd, David Foster, Samantha German, Nick Giffen, Tom Gilbert, Sarah Gurl, Arabella Higgins, Ruth Hite, Holly Ruth Hopkins, William Kerley, Kamraan Khan, Will Knibbs, Anna Kristine, James Lamsdell, Georgina Lee, Kate Lines, Gareth McPherson, Sophie Beatrice Mathewson, William Marriott, Ben Mellor, Zoe Mernick-Levene, Tom Moulsdale, Aidan Mousley, David Morriss, James Muggoch, Kerri Murton, Megan Coral O’Mara, Sarah Owen, Jayesh Patel, Sam Peck, Amit Phakey, Nick Phillips, Andy Pye, Barney Samson, Jaimela Sawkins, Amina Saeed, Jamie Scott, Virgil Scott, Richard Sexton, Fleur Smith, Ryan Styslow, Jo Sutherland, Michael Taylor, Robert Tuffnell, Jennifer Tuckett, Samantha Webster, Danielle Weston-Webb, Luke Wilkinson, Nick Philips, Henry Withers, Jonathan Wooddin.