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Participants: Carol Ann Duffy

Carol Ann Duffy

Carol Ann Duffy's publications include Standing Female Nude (1985), Mean Time (1993), which won both the Whitbread Poetry Award and Forward Prize, The World's Wife (1999) and Rapture (2005), winner of the T. S. Eliot Prize.  Her books for children include the poetry collections Meeting Midnight (1999), The Good Child's Guide to Rock N Roll (2003) and The Hat (2007), and several picture books.  She is also an acclaimed playwright.  Among her many other awards are an OBE (1995) and CBE (2001).  Carol Ann Duffy has been a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature since 1999 and currently lives in Manchester, where she is Creative Director of the Writing School at MMU.

StAnza 2009 Events:

Sat 21 March | Children’s Show
Carol Ann Duffy & music from John Sampson
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Auditorium

Sat 21 March | Poetry Centre Stage
Reading: Carol Ann Duffy, Patience Agbabi
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street – Auditorium

Sun 22 March | Round Table
Intimate reading by Carol Ann Duffy
The Trust Museum, North Street

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