1999

The Poetry Society’s Young Poets of the Year Award, sponsored by Simon Elvin. The winning poems are listed to the right of this page. The judges of this years prize were Peter and Ann Samsom.

Commended Poets

John Addison, John Ayliffe, Elise L. Baker, Billie Barnes, Liz Berry, Ria Maya Bhatta, Esther Bintliff, Nick Blackburn, Sophia Blackwell, Vanessa Bloor, Emmanuel Bode Akpanglawang, Andrew Boulton, Alex Broadbridge, James Buck, Kayleigh Buckling, James Chalmers, Jill Clarkson, Robert Combes, Gemma Cozens, Alex Davies, Anirudha Dhanawade, Dominic Diba, Emily Dicks, Laura Dixon, Emmanuel Doit, Adrian Dolman, Brenda Duffin, J. Firmston, David Floyd, Natasha Forrester, Thomas Garbett, Sam Geall, Kit Glennie, Kathryn Graham, Erin Halliday, Matthew Halsall, Roger Hansford, Amy Lousie Harris, Katie Helliwell, Melanie Hobbs, Philip Hoggart, Andrew Ilsley, Heather Inwood, Sarah Jackson, William kerley, Shahek Khan, Katherine Lazenby, Helen Lea, Ellen Lodwick, Ben T. Marriott, Louise Martin, Bonnie Mercer, Fiona Moore, Helen Mort, Ihtisham Mushtaq, Daryoush Nikkah, Catherine Painter-Chapman, Lucy Pogson, Madeleine Price, Ceri Radford, Peter C. J. Ranscombe, Olamide Rominiyi, Alex Runchman, Kate Salter, Hoagy Scoins, Stephanie Simpson, James Stevens, Rachel Stone, Adele M. Stott, Leanne Stott, Joseph Stubbersfield, Michelle Tilly, Luke Travlos, Hannah R. Tristran, Jennifer Tuckett, Edmund Wethered, Josie Williams, Naomi Williams, Henry Withers.