Sat 5th Oct at 2:00pm
Carol Ann Duffy
@ Waterside Theatre, Derry
Also appearing: John A Sampson
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Carol Ann Duffy, John A Sampson
"Carol Ann Duffy was born in Glasgow. She grew up in Stafford and then attended the University of Liverpool, where she studied Philosophy.
Carol Ann has written for both children and adults, and her poetry has received many awards, including the Signal Prize for Children's Verse, the Whitbread and Forward Prizes, as well as the Lannan Award and the E.M Forster Prize in America. In 2009, Carol Ann became Poet Laureate.
Carol Ann is accompanied by John A Sampson, an Edinburgh based professional musician, composer and actor. A well known and loved performer on the UK music scene for nearly thirty years and a respected actor for almost half as long."
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Appointed Britain's Poet Laureate in May 2009, Carol has also won many awards including the Forward Prize, the Whitbread Poetry Award and the TS Eliot Prize. Her
poems address issues such as oppression, gender and violence, in an accessible language that has made them particularly popular in schools.
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