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The Map and the Clock Reviewed November 10, 2016: The Guardian blows the dust off of some tomes with the help of Carol Ann Duffy, whose latest efforts include co-curating The Map and the Clock, a collection of British poetry. Taking a look from the [...] by

Carol Ann Duffy Introduces The Map and the Clock October 17, 2016: With Welsh poet Gillian Clarke, the United Kingdom’s poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy has been busily compiling a new British and Irish poetry anthology called The Map and the Clock: A [...] by

Shore to Shore Tour Diary at the Guardian July 1, 2016: As part of their “Shore to Shore Tour,” poets Carol Ann Duffy, Gillian Clarke, Imtiaz Dharker, and Jackie Kay are traveling across the U.K. and reporting back to the Guardian with their [...] by

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