2001

Winning poems are to the right of this page. 2001 was the first year the Foyle Foundation sponsored the Young Poets of the Year competition. The judges were Amanda Dalton and Stephen Knight.

Commended Poets

 Liz Adams, Showkat Ali, Amy Ashcroft-Jones, Amber Austin, Steph Barry, Gemma Batty, Anna Bessenich, Katie Boswell, Imogen Burne, Sarah Carlin, Peter Cashmore, Philip Catchpole, Sirisa Clark, Alice Clarke, Justine S. Cohen, Felicity Cooke, Swithun Cooper, Thea C. Crapper, Naomi Craven, John Doak, Katie Dunn, Chris Edwards, Chris Escritt, Deborah Evans, Jonathan Firmston, Helen Fitton, Tom Fletcher, Kezia Gaitskell, Ciorsdan Glass, Hannah Glickstein, Rebecca Gray, Mark Grimmer, Laura Harris, Daisy Hirst, Natalie Hitchin, Ho Ming Wai, Sian Hogan, Adam Hosein, Jennifer Jarman, Freya Jeffs, Claire Jones, Anbara Khalidi, Hazel Lancefield, Eleanor Latham, Lucy Lee, Omar Majeed, Ben Marriott, Michael M. McKimm, Caitlin McLeod, Isabella Mead, Bonnie Mercer, Nina Metivier, Will Milner, Claire Elizabeth Nailor, Arthur Newman, Rachel Roberts, Aled Roberts, Beth Rodgers, Corinne Roper, Johann Runmig, Joanne Sale, Kerry Sayers, Virgil Scott, Dave Selby, Wong Chen Seong, Clare Sepping, Katie Shead, Ruth Smith, Guy Southorn, Sarah Taylor, Stephanie V. M. Taysom, Nichole Thyer, Abbie Todd, Hannah Tristram, Jason Tsang, Nadira Wallace, James Watson, Leah Watt, Katie White, Clare Wood.