Marina McCready

Marina is a top 15 winner of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2017, and a commended poet in the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award 2016 and 2015. She is a 3rd prize winner in the Nearlyology challenge on Young Poets Network and is highly commended in the Timothy Corsellis Prize 2017; she is commended in the 2018 August challenge #4 on using the vernacular in poetry and the Civilisation and Its Discontents challenge on Young Poets Network, inspired by Freud’s work of the same name; she is also the winner of the Greys Court Palimpsest Poetry Challenge.