Carol Ann Duffy

Carol Ann Duffy

Born: December 23, 1955

Nationality: British

Occupation: Poet, playwright

Biography: Carol Ann Duffy, CBE, FRSL is a British poet and playwright. She is Professor of Contemporary Poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University, and was appointed Britain's poet laureate in May 2009. She is the first woman, the first Scot, and the first openly gay person to hold the position.

Advertisement

Advertisement