Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award

Accelerate your writing career


  • Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award.
  • Huge international poetry competition that sees many young poets compete to become one of the 15 overall winners selected by a team of high profile judges.
  • Poems can be of any length and centred on a theme of your choosing.
  • There are all sorts of prizes to be won, including a year’s youth membership for the Poetry Society and the chance to have your poem printed in the winners’ anthology.


  • Returning Spring 2020


  • Head to their official website to submit your poem online.
  • NB: Teachers can also submit poems on behalf of a tutor group.