Any writer between the ages of 11 and 17 (inc.) can enter. Poets can enter as many poems as they choose, of any length and on any theme. Competition entries cannot be returned so please make sure you keep copies. The closing date is 31 July 2006.
Prizes include books, plus free youth membership of the Poetry Society, poet visits for your school and the prize-winners' writing course at the Arvon Centre Lumb Bank, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire in February 2007.
Further details at www.foyleyoungpoets.org
Poems by the Foyle Young Poets of the Year 2005 are available in an attractive slim paperback anthology When the thunder woke me - email email@example.com for details.