Poet’s cor­ner:

Si­mon Armitage ap­pointed new laureate

The Scotsman - - NEWS DIGEST -

0 Si­mon Armitage has been an­nounced as the UK’S new Poet Laureate. A pro­fes­sor of po­etry at the Univer­sity of Leeds, he suc­ceeds Dame Carol Ann Duffy in the post and said he wants to ‘ help po­etry ex­plore its po­ten­tial’ in a multi- me­dia age.


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