For the fourth time, the British Council and Haus für Poesie are hosting the English-German School Poetry Competition. This year’s guest poet is Selina Nwulu. Together with the Deputy Director of Haus für Poesie Matthias Kniep and the Director of the British Council Germany Paul Smith, she will honor four prize winners from all over Germany and read from their work herself.
Selina Nwulu is a poet of Nigerian origin. She was Young Poet Laureate for London 2015-16 and shortlisted for the 2019 Brunel International African Poetry Prize, and is a finalist for the 2021 Arts Award for Environmental Writing. Her debut collection, A Little Resurrection (Bloomsbury 2022), is a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and was named Book of the Year by the Irish Times.