Nature, Politics, Love and Elegies - An Evening with Carol Ann Duffy

Talk
  • Venue

    Southwark Cathedral

  • Time

    7:00 PM

  • Price

    £8 (plus booking fee)

  • Book Tickets

Join poet Carol Ann Duffy at Southwark Cathedral for this event to mark the publication of four new anthologies

To mark the publication of four new anthologies Nature, Politics, Love, and Elegies drawing on work written over four decades, Southwark Cathedral are delighted to welcome one of the English language’s best-loved living poets, Carol Ann Duffy to a candlelit Cathedral who will be in conversation with The Very Reverend Andrew Nunn, Dean of Southwark.

This event is in person only and will take place in the Cathedral nave.

Doors open at 6.30pm.

Carol Ann's books will be on sale on the evening and a book-signing will take place after the event.


Carol Ann Duffy lives in Manchester, where she is Professor and Creative Director of the Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her poetry has received many awards, including the Signal Prize for Children's Verse, the Whitbread, Forward and T. S. Eliot Prizes, and the Lannan and E. M. Forster Prize in America. She was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom for a decade from 2009 to 2019. Her many collections include Mean Time, Love Poems and The Bees, which won the Costa Poetry Award. Her writing for children includes Queen Munch and Queen Nibble, The Skipping-Rope Snake and The Tear Thief. She was made a DBE in the 2015 New Year Honours list. In 2021, she was awarded the international lifetime achievement award the Golden Wreath for her achievements in poetry.