Do you know a talented young person in year 6 or 7, who lives in the greater London area and composes poetry in Arabic? Are you such a person? This contest is for you:

mtotheader7Mother Tongue Other Tongue”¬†is a multi-lingual poetry project looking for remembered poems, performed poetry, and and newly composed poetry in Arabic, as well as in¬†Chinese,¬†French,¬†Polish,¬†Turkish¬†and¬†Somali.

The project is being managed by the Poetry Translation Centre, the Poetry Society, Camden Roundhouse and the Free Word Centre.

According to organizers:

The deadline for the receipt of entries is 5pm on Friday 20 September 2013. The winners will be invited to take part in a special prize-giving at the Roundhouse in Camden in October and may also be invited to take part in a national celebration event in Manchester in November.

For full details on eligibility and how to submit can be found here.