Phoebe Stuckes is a writer from West Somerset. She has been a winner of the Foyle Young Poets award four times and is a former Barbican Young Poet. She has performed at the Southbank Centre, Waterstones Trafalgar Square, Wenlock Poetry Festival and was the Ledbury Festival young poet in residence in 2015. She has also read her work on BBC Radio 3. Her writing has appeared in The Rialto, The North, The Morning Star, Ash and Ambit. Her debut pamphlet, Gin & Tonic is available from Smith|Doorstop books and was shortlisted for The Michael Marks Award 2017. Her first full-length collection, Platinum Blonde, was published by Bloodaxe Books in 2020.

The Foyle Young Poets’ Recording took place on 23rd October 2018 at the Soundhouse Studio, Acton, West London.

Poems by Phoebe Stuckes

Bad Girls Club - Phoebe Stuckes
True Crime - Phoebe Stuckes
Francesca Woodman - Phoebe Stuckes
Mad Chicks Cool - Phoebe Stuckes

Books by Phoebe Stuckes



Michael Marks Award (shortlisted) - Gin & Tonic


The New Poet’s Prize - Gin & Tonic


Foyle Young Poet of the Year Award


Foyle Young Poet of the Year Award


Foyle Young Poet of the Year Award


Foyle Young Poet of the Year Award

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