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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

Flavorwire Thinks of 10 Feminist Poets May 18, 2012: Flavorwire did everyone a favor and made a list of “10 feminist poets you should know.” You might already know them. You might have more. We do! Like, a million! Michael Nicoloff, looking [...] by

Can Andrew Motion cure verse-drama’s identity issues? March 2, 2011: And does he need to? With the news that Andrew Motion has turned playwright, The Guardian’s Andrew Haydon questions his own knee-jerk response that poetry and theater can’t mix. In fact, [...] by

Olympic athletes hit the (poetry) wall in London December 13, 2010: With pretty much every other “boosting” substance in sports coming under scrutiny these days, London thinks Olympic athletes could use a little inspirational help from poetry, according [...] by

Imagine the First Liverpool Lennon Poet May 25, 2010: Dust off your John Lennon poems. Carol Ann Duffy is judging the first international John Lennon poetry contest. The Beatles Story is organising the global search for first ever Liverpool Lennon Poet [...] by