Puget Sound English Department

May 3, 2009

First Female Poet Laureate in the U.K.

Filed under: Activities off Campus,Literature — O. @ 12:02 am

carol-ann-duffy-004 Carol Ann Duffy has been named the new Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom.  She is the first woman to be named to the post.  Here is a link to more information about the appointment:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/may/01/carol-ann-duffy-poet-laureate

(Photo courtesy of the Guardian)

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