Carol Ann Duffy reads from her poetry

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Nov 08, 2012
from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM

Where

Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing

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0116 252 2320

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All tickets for the Carol Ann Duffy event have been taken. A limited number of seats may be available on the night resulting from returns.

 

Chair: Emma Parker

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 and Forward Prizes, and the Lannan and EM Forster Prize in America. In 2005, she won the TS Eliot Prize for Rapture. She was appointed Poet Laureate in 2009.

Dr Emma Parker is Chair of the MA in Modern Literature in the University's Schjjool of English.

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Authors who have visited Literary Leicester include: Lauren Child, Louis de Bernières, Colin Dexter, Carol Ann Duffy, Michael Frayn, Amitav Ghosh, Germain Greer, Linton Kwesi Johnon, Penelope Lively, David Lodge, Roger McGough, Will Self, Colm Tóibín, Sue Townsend, Fay Weldon and Jaqueline Wilson

"A serious gathering, seriously run, with a seriously cosmopolitan audience... Even I enjoyed it..." Will Self

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