February is usually the month when the Foyle’s winners meet at The Hurst for an exciting, week-long writing retreat. Arvon … More
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.
Annie Katchinska first won the Foyle in 2006. In the fourteen years since, she’s had a vibrant career writing and … More
Erin Blaney is an A level student at Bilborough College in Nottingham. She wrote her Piece on Pandemic poem very recently. We think she captures in such a spare and thought-provoking way the strange uncertainties and contradictory feelings of the times that she is living through.
Today we post an update to our Reading Resources for Young Poets page. Here are some of the links … More
For many young people, their only exposure to poetry is through their English teacher. Reading and analysing poetry … More
‘The Past is a foreign country, they do things differently there.’ I went to school in the 1980s, before the … More
The Tyger Tyger Tyger, burning bright, In the forests of the night; What immortal hand or eye, Could frame thy … More