FOYLE YOUNG POETS OF THE YEAR AWARD
Any writer aged between 11 and 18 can enter for this award before 31st July 2011
by sending their poem or poems on A4 paper with their name, address, school, and date of birth written on the reverse of each sheet, to
Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award
The Poetry Society,
22 Betterton Street, London WC2H 9BX
The Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award
www.poetrysociety.org.uk/content/competitions/fyp/about is the key award for young
writers aged 11-17 - this year's judges are Glyn Maxwell and Imtiaz Dharker.
year 100 winners (85 Commendations and 15 Overall Winners) are selected by a team of
high profile judges, and receive their awards at an annual prize-giving event on
National Poetry Day.
Last year was a record year - with a staggering 20,000+ poems
The competition is free to enter (thanks to funding from the Foyle
Foundation) and writers must be aged 11-17 on the closing date of the 31st July 2011
to submit - see full rules on the website www.foyleyoungpoets.org.
YOU CAN DOWNLOAD a PDF of WRITEAWAY number 8 click here for Writeaway 8 pdf - 63kb
YOU CAN DOWNLOAD a PDF of WRITEAWAY number 9 click here for Writeaway 9 pdf - 46kb
WRITEAWAY - The online poetry magazine for children - e-mail your poem to
or Click here to use a easy form for email