2021 Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award

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2021 Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award

2021 Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award


Details of the Competition
Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award founded in 1998, is one the most prestigious awards for young poets. The opportunity is open for any young person aged 11-17 to climb in their writing career. ever Since it was founded in, the Award has favoured the career of some of today’s most exciting new voices, such as Sarah Howe, Jay Bernard, Helen Mort, Richard Osmond, Caroline Bird, Phoebe Stuckes and many other poets across the world.


Clare Pollard and

Yomi Ṣode,

The entrant must be between the age of 11-17 years old on or before 31 July 2021.

NOTE: The Application is open to any one from any part of the world and the work must be original.

No Entry fees

Application Deadline
31 of July 2021

The top 15 winners will have;

  • their poems printed in the winners’ print anthology and
  • 25,000 copies of their poems distributed to school, libraries and poetry enthusiasts.
  • The top 15 winners will be invited to attend a life-changing residential writing course at one of the prestigious Arvon Centres, or receive alternative sustained mentoring from a professional poet.
  • 85 commended poets will have their work published in an online anthology including their names in the print anthology.

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Isaacoed Buchi Jamie

Isaacoed Buchi Jamie

Isaacoed Buchi Jamie is a content writer, entrepreneur, and founder of Be first African Initiative, a non-profit organization based in Abuja, Nigeria which focuses on harnessing the strength and potentials of young minds for the purpose of transforming them to be an agent of positive change and impact. He is a Healthcare service professional, and an Experienced Electrocardiograph Technician with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital, health care industry, and non-profit Organisations. He is Skilled in Personal & identity Branding, Personal Development, Organizational Leadership, Fiction & Creative Writing, and Website Development. Also Focused on Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Physiological Procedures.

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