Friday, March 29, 2013

Foyle Young Poets 2013 Award


Via The Poetry Society

We are delighted to annouce that this year's competition will have acclaimed judges Hannah Lowe andDavid Morley at the helm. It is once again on the search for exciting new young poets aged 11-17. So what are you waiting for, take the chance and enter your poem! Take a look at the full rules and information on the prizes and opportunities.

Deadline for Entries is the 31st July 2013. Enter online here or download a postal entry form.

Overall Winners from the 15 to 17 age category attend a week-long intensive residential Arvon course where they develop their creative writing skills alongside fellow poets. Winners aged 11-14 group benefit from poetry residencies at their school followed by distance mentoring.

You can find out more about the 2012 Winners, whose poems can be read online and in the new Foyle Anthology Gorgeous like a thunderstorm

Click here for more details.

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