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Simon Armitage to replace Carol Anne Duffy as Britain’s poet laureate

posted on 12 May 2019

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Simon Armitage has been appointed Britain’s poet laureate, taking over from Carol Anne Duffy who has held the post for 10 years. The poet, who quit his job as a probation officer in 1994 to become a writer full time, revealed that his parents burst into tears when he told them the news.

Read the full article on this link to the Metro