Andrew Motion

Andrew Motion

Born: October 26, 1952

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet, novelist, biographer

Biography: Sir Andrew Motion is an English poet, novelist and biographer, who was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1999 to 2009. In 2012 Sir Andrew became President of the Campaign to Protect Rural England taking over from Bill Bryson.

Source/Notes: Interview by Euan Ferguson published in: The Observer, 23 July 2000: "Ode to a right royal charmer"
Source/Notes: Interview by Robert McCrum, The Observer, 15 September 2002: "Laureate and hardy"

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