Congratulations to the winners of our poetry competition for school pupils 2023!
We are delighted to announce the winners of this year's poetry competition for school pupils.
1st Prize: Poems written in English - Elisa Mila Grosse, 15, Berlin Cosmopolitan school (BCS): "What have we become?"
2nd Prize: Poems written in English - Ryan Oppermann, 14, Nelson Mandela School: "Happy Place"
1st Prize: Poems written in German - Helena Engel, 16, Gymnasium bei St. Stephan, Augsburg: "Unverbraucht"
2nd Prize: Poems written in German - Zoe Rudolph, Klasse 6a, Johanneum zu Lübeck: "Echo einer vergangenen Zeit"
Special mentions: Anna Koch, 15, "Existential Demise" and Alexander Kuhn-Prinz, 14, "Trapped by Delusion" from Evangelischen Gymnasiums Siegen-Weidenau.
The winning poems and their translations will be published on the British Council and Haus für Poesie website in due course. All participants will receive personalised feedback on their poems. Many many congratulations to all those who took part, and in particular to our winners!