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Carol Ann Duffy


One-time English Poet Laureate whose poetry collections include Standing up Feminine Nude, Mean Time, and Rapture. Her poetic functions, which address styles of gender functions and assault, received the T.S. Eliot Reward as well as the Whitbread Poetry Honor, among additional honors. She graduated from your University or college of Liverpool having a level in viewpoint. She released her 1st poetic function, Fleshweathercock and Additional Poems, in 1974. She gained a spot on the 2013 BBC Radio set of the 100 MOST EFFECTIVE Women in the uk. Given birth to to a Catholic family members in Scotland, she later on relocated to Britain. She experienced a child, Ella, with Peter Benson. She and Randall Jarrell both kept the name of Poet Laureate.

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Full Name Carol Ann Duffy
Date Of Birth December 23, 1955
Place Of Birth Scotland
Profession Poet
Nationality British
Children Ella Benson
Parents Frank Duffy, May Black
Awards E. M. Forster Award, Lannan Literary Award for Poetry
Star Sign Capricorn

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1She was awarded Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2015 Queen's New Years Honours List for her services to poetry. She is a poet laureate and professor living in Manchester, Greater Manchester, England.
2A professor at Manchester Metropolitan University in Manchester, England since 1996. [July 2010]
3She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1995 Queen's Honours List for her services to literature. She was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2002 Queen's New Year's Honours List for her services to literature.
4Mother of daughter, Ella, born in 1995.
5Former partner of Jackie Kay.
6She studied philosophy at Liverpool University in Liverpool, Merseyside, England.
7She was awarded an Eric Gregory Award in 1984 and a Cholmondeley Award in 1992 from the Society of Authors, the Dylan Thomas Award from the Poetry Society in 1989 and a Lannan Literary Award from the Lannan Foundation (USA) in 1995. She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1999.
8She succeeded Andrew Motion as Britain's Poet Laureate in 2009.



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