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FOYLE YOUNG POETS OF THE YEAR AWARD
http://www.poetrysociety.org.uk/content/competitions/fyp/rules/
Deadline July 31, 2011. Open to 11-17 year olds. Each year 100 winners (85 Commendations and 15 Overall Winners) are selected by a team of high profile judges, and receive their awards at an annual prize-giving event on National Poetry Day.  Open to all young writers internationally, but entries must be in English.

The 15 Overall Winners aged 11-17 will have their poems printed in the winners’ anthology and all Commended Poets will have their names published inside.

 15-17 year olds in the Overall Winners category will attend a week-long residential course at one of the prestigious Arvon Centres.

 11-14 year olds in the Overall Winners category will win a short residency in their school by a leading poet followed by distance mentoring.

All 100 winners (Overall and Commended) receive a year’s Youth Membership and the opportunity to contribute to our brand new YM magazine.

 All 100 winners (Overall and Commended) will be invited to a prestigious Awards Ceremony in London in October 2011.

All 100 winners (Overall and Commended) will receive prizes including books published by Faber & Faber, Bloodaxe Books, Picador, Salt Publishing, Seren, and tall-lighthouse.

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