The open mike – one of the most important talent competitions in German-language literature will take place for the 31st time in 2023! Young authors up to the age of 35 who have not yet a publication of their own can apply for the competition from April 17 2023 until June 4.
Submissions can be either be prose or poetry, each in German or translated into German. The finalists will take the stage at Heimathafen Neukölln and read for the open mike prize. Each has 15 minutes to convince the audience and the jury. In the end, three winners will be chosen.
The final of the 31st open mike will take place from November 3 to 5 at Heimathafen Neukölln.
The open mike is an event of Haus für Poesie in cooperation with Heimathafen Neukölln.