Piecing key themes together

We are deeply immersed in drawing out key themes from the interviews conducted over the last two years with Foyle Young Poets and mentors. All the interviews are proving to be highly thought-provoking. Our participants have given us so much rich interview data to reflect on and thematic strands are emerging for further discussion with the Advisory Board in June.

The Foyle 2021 Launches

In March 2021, the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award for 2021 was launched. Natasha Ryan who is one…

Our Picks: LGBTQ History Month

Happy LGBT History Month! To celebrate, we’re sharing our favourite LGBTQ poets past and present. What are yours? Tell us…

Reading and writing in the Year of the Ox

As we move into the Year of the Ox, an animal symbolising hard work, intelligence and reliability, Young Poets’ Stories is celebrating its one year anniversary. To celebrate this turn of the year, Richard and Sue have been delving into the symbol of the Ox in different faiths, beliefs and in poetry. We hope the images, stories and poems will inspire your own writing.

Our Favourite Poems

We love a poem at Young Poets’ Stories, so to mark National Poetry Day 2020, we’re sharing our favourite poems…