The Next Generation volume 2

Congratulations to the 2021 winners of the Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Prize for young poets! The League is excited to be publishing the six winners of this year’s prize.

Senior winners, from grades 10, 11, and 12:

‘How to Write a Poem’ by Angela Cen

‘jiaozi’ by Vanessa Chan

‘grapheme-colour glossary’ by Izabella Salih

Junior winners, from grades 7, 8, and 9:

‘Seaweed Soup and a Happy Birthday’ by Mark Kim

‘undefined variables’ by Michelle Masood

‘I am a woman’ by Nida Atique

Thank you to our jurors Melanie Flores, Grace Lau, JC Sulzenko, Laura Cok, Samantha Jones and Matthew Stepanic for their work in selecting these poems!