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Latest Writing Challenges
August Challenge #3: National Identity in Poetry
In our third August challenge of 2018, Damayanti Chatterjee, one of this year’s two Foyle Young Poets interns, asks young writers to think about their relationship with their country. She explores how poets of the Second World War interrogate national identity and challenges you to respond. “What can the England of 1840 have in common […]
Latest Writing Challenges
August Challenge #2: Make More from Less with Found Poetry
Welcome to our second August challenge of 2018! Rummage through your bookshelves and ransack the library – this week Foyle Young Poet Bailey Blackburn is challenging writers to make poems out of already-published texts. Find August challenge #1 here. When I first began writing poetry, I was often terrified by the concept of the blank […]
Foyle Friday 7: Peter LaBerge in conversation with Margot Armbruster
Peter LaBerge was a commended Foyle Young Poet in 2012. He founded the internationally renowned poetry magazine The Adroit Journal, offering opportunities and prizes to young poets across the USA and the globe – and has also published two chapbooks himself. In this seventh Foyle Friday feature, Peter is interviewed by Foyle Young Poet Margot Armbruster, […]
Foyle Friday 6: Hattie Grunewald and Phoebe Walker
Welcome to our sixth Foyle Friday! We are delighted to speak to two Foyle Young Poets of 2009: literary agent Hattie Grunewald, who coincidentally represents fellow Foyle Young Poet Anbara Salam; and Phoebe Walker, TOAST poet and former editor of Young Poets Network. Find out how their creative careers began with Foyle, and all they’ve […]
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