The celebration of the Mother Tongue Other Tongue Poetry Competition was held on 27th June 2014. This slideshow gives a flavour of a fantastic day…
Congratulations to all the young people who took part in the competition and many thanks to all the teachers, parents and carers who submitted work on their behalf!
The competition was originally devised by the Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, in collaboration with Sharon Handley, Director of Routes into Languages North West and Kaye Tew, Schools’ Outreach Co-ordinator in the Humanities Faculty at Manchester Metropolitan University.
The 2014 competition was co-ordinated by the Routes into Languages North West Team (Yasmin Hussain and Karen Morrison) and was funded by Routes into Languages North West and Manchester Metropolitan University. This anthology was compiled by Karen Morrison.
Thanks to the judges Diene Keita, Georgia Appia Frimpong, Marten Hinz, Merna Dawood, Nora Jawdatt, Sidra Rashid, Azka Ali, Amy Yankun Zhu and Ane Baztarrika.