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Royal Rhymes with Reason July 26, 2013: With Carol Ann Duffy on an ill (or perfectly)-timed vacation, there hasn’t been an official poem written for the birth of His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge. But thanks to the [...] by

Carol Ann Duffy Responds to Bishops’ Vote November 21, 2012: From the London Evening Standard: Is there to be schism between the Church of England and the Poet Laureate? Carol Ann Duffy was giving a recital at Southwark Cathedral last night, just hours after [...] by

Carol Ann Duffy on the Importance of Sylvia Plath November 5, 2012: Carol Ann Duffy was tasked with editing a new selected poems by Sylvia Plath. Over at the Guardian, she reflects on why Plath has been important to her throughout her writing career and why Plath is [...] by

Thresholds Matches 10 UK Poets with Museums and Collections Across Cambridge University November 5, 2012: UK Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy announces a new project, Thresholds. From The Guardian: A new project, Thresholds, is matching 10 major UK poets with museums and collections across Cambridge [...] by

Carol Ann Duffy Shares PEN/Pinter Prize with Syrian Writer October 10, 2012: Carol Ann Duffy, the British poet laureate, will share her PEN/Pinter prize with Syrian writer Samar Yazbek. Yazbek, who is currently living in exile, is the author of Woman in the Crossfire, a book [...] by

Carol Ann Duffy Writing a Ballet August 14, 2012: From The Guardian: The poet laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, is writing her first ballet, based on the classic fairytale of Rapunzel – and has promised to put back the darkness and terror left out of [...] by

Duffy’s Anthology, “Jubilee Lines,” Becomes the Ultimate Workday Distraction July 19, 2012: Faber and Faber, The Arts Council England, BBC, and The Space have teamed up with poet Carol Ann Duffy to create the most addictive poetry website yet. In celebration of the Queen’s Jubilee, [...] by

Titian Poems Revealed: Work by Heaney, Shapcott, Paterson, Armitage, and More July 17, 2012: A few weeks ago, we pointed out a British exhibition in which dancers, musicians, and poets celebrate the 16th-century Italian painter Titian. Today, Granta posted a series of poems from [...] by

Seamus Heaney, Carol Ann Duffy, Simon Armitage and More to Celebrate Renaissance Artist Titian July 3, 2012: In an exciting marriage of art, dance, music, and poetry, the London Ballet and the National Gallery have joined forces with notable poets to celebrate Titian, a 16th-century Italian painter. [...] by

Carol Ann Duffy to be among the Queen’s Barge May 30, 2012: Royal Barge, that is. See this article from Monsters and Critics: The monarch – who is celebrating 60 years on the throne this year – has opted against inviting politicians and foreign [...] by