Carol Ann Duffy at Shore to Shore: Oswestry

Carol Ann Duffy at Shore to Shore: Oswestry
  • Holy Trinity Church, Roft Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2ES
    Holy Trinity Church
    Roft Street Oswestry , Shropshire SY11 2ES UNITED KINGDOM
  • 25/06/2016 19:30 - 25/06/2016 21:15



Picador and Booka Bookshop present Shore to Shore: Celebrating Poetry and Community with the Laureate and Friends, featuring Carol Ann Duffy, Gillian Clarke, Imtiaz Dharker, Jackie Kay, John Sampson plus local poet, Jonathan Davidson. 

Tickets include a copy of the Shore to Shore commemorative tour programme (distributed on the night). There will be a book stall at the event which is followed by an author signing.

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Carol Ann Duffy lives in Manchester, where she is Professor and Creative Director of the Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University. She has written for both children and adults, and her poetry has received many awards, including the Signal Prize for Children's Verse, the Whitbread, Forward and T. S. Eliot Prizes, and the Lannan and E. M. Forster Prize in America. She was appointed Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom in 2009. In 2011 The Bees won the Costa Poetry Award, and in 2012 she won the PEN Pinter Prize. She was made a DBE in the 2015 New Year Honours list.