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The Guardian Reviews Simon Armitage’s Paper Aeroplane: Selected Poems 1989-2014 November 14, 2014: Check it out! The Guardian sheds some sunny light on Simon Armitage’s newest collection of selected poems spanning from 1989-2014. “How did it get so late?” wonders Simon Armitage in Paper [...] by

My First Word Was Air? Simon Armitage Aims to Depollute the University of Sheffield May 15, 2014: The Guardian gives us an airful, writing that a Simon Armitage poem has been attached to a building at the University of Sheffield, where it will be on display for one year. Not simply a public [...] by

Simon Armitage Will Trade Poems for Board on 260-Mile Walk Along English Coast February 26, 2013: English poet Simon Armitage, in the spirits of W. G. Sebald and Richard Holmes, will “walk the 260-mile path along England’s coast this summer, bartering his words for hospitality,” as [...] by

Video: Simon Armitage Launches Poems Into Space! September 28, 2012: A few weeks back, we announced a poetry contest that awarded the winners’ poems with a trip to space. The results are in, and judge Simon Armitage sent two poems above the stratosphere in a [...] 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

Poetry is not just “something for clever dicks and posers” June 13, 2012: The British government plans on rolling out a new curriculum and, as might be expected, some parties are up in arms over the proposed changes and what those changes imply. One involves requiring [...] by