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Carol Ann Duffy


Scotland (b.1955)

Carol Ann Duffy was born in Glasgow in 1955. Her awards include first prize in the 1983 National Poetry Competition; three Scottish Arts Council Book Awards; Eric Gregory, Somerset Maugham and Dylan Thomas Awards in Britain and a 1995 Lannan Literary Award in the USA. In 1993 she received the Forward Poetry Prize and the Whitbread Poetry Award for her acclaimed fourth collection 'Mean Time'.

Genres: Literary Fiction
 
Collections
   Fleshweathercock (poems) (1973)
   Standing Female Nude (poems) (1985)
   Selling Manhattan (poems) (1987)
   The Other Country (poems) (1990)
   William and the Ex-Prime Minister (poems) (1992)
   Mean Time (poems) (1993)
   Selected Poems (poems) (1994)
   The Salmon Carol Ann Duffy (1996)
   The Pamphlet (poems) (1998)
   Five Finger-piglets (poems) (1999) (with Jackie Kay, Roger McCough, Gareth Owen and Brian Patten)
   The World's Wife (poems) (1999)
   Meeting Midnight (poems) (1999)
   The Oldest Girl in the World (poems) (2000)
   Feminine Gospels (poems) (2002)
   The Good Child's Guide to Rock 'n' Roll (poems) (2003)
   The Stolen Childhood (2003)
   Beasts and Beauties (2004)
   New Selected Poems (poems) (2004)
   Rapture (poems) (2005)
   The Lost Happy Endings (2006)
   The Hat (poems) (2007)
   New and Collected Poems for Children (2009)
   The Manchester Carols (2009)
   Love Poems (poems) (2010)
   Soul Feathers (poems) (2011) (with Maya Angelou, Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Seamus Heaney, Sharon Olds and Benjamin Zephaniah)
   The Bees (poems) (2011)
   Jubilee Lines (poems) (2012)
   Ritual Lighting (2014)
   Faery Tales (2014)
   Collected Poems (poems) (2015)
   The Map and the Clock (poems) (2016) (with Gillian Clarke)
   Armistice (poems) (2018)
   Sincerity (poems) (2018)
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Chapbooks
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Plays
   Rat's Tales (2012)
   Everyman (2015)
   My Country (2017) (with Rufus Norris)
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Picture Books
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Carol Ann Duffy recommends
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Cryers Hill (2007)
Kitty Aldridge
"Cryers Hill is a beautifully written, profoundly moving, observantly funny, deeply English novel by one of the most talented prose writers I have read in years."

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