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.
Our Stage 2 interviews are now completed. A special thanks goes out to all the Young Poets in our study … More
Young Poets’ Stories: second set of research interviews have begun this week.
February is usually the month when the Foyle’s winners meet at The Hurst for an exciting, week-long writing retreat. Arvon … More
Annie Katchinska first won the Foyle in 2006. In the fourteen years since, she’s had a vibrant career writing and … More
For many young people, their only exposure to poetry is through their English teacher. Reading and analysing poetry … More
The Foyle Young Poets winners (and highly commended poets) have been coming to The Hurst, Arvon’s writing centre in Shropshire, … More
I’m Richard, and I’m delighted to join the Young Poets’ Stories project as an administrator. I’ve worked with young people … More
Thank you to all those lovely Foyle Young Poets who have signed up to participate in our Young Poets’ Stories … More
We are launching a new page of poetry writing resources suitable for writers aged 11 and above.