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Write a Poem for Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana! May 6, 2015: She may be royalty but there’s one thing that the royal baby doesn’t have: a poem! Carol Ann Duffy, the U.K. Poet Laureate, has again declined to write a commemorative poem for the royal [...] by

Imtiaz Dharker Receives Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry December 22, 2014: Carol Ann Duffy, the current poet laureate, selected the 2014 committee which selected Dharker as the medal’s recipient. A Pakistan-born British poet, Imtiaz Dharker is the author of numerous [...] by

Poet Laureates Come to Life in Edinburgh Exhibition August 8, 2014: In tandem with the Edinburgh Art Festival, a new exhibition brings the lives of poets laureate past and present to light at Holyroodhouse, the Queen’s official residence in Scotland, where [...] by

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