Tagged: Carol Ann Duffy

Pictures of the week

This week's star-studded pictures round-up features World Book Day, Rebel Girls, a 90th birthday and a Picador showcase.  Read more

Macmillan celebrates 175 years of publishing

Macmillan is celebrating 175 years of publishing in 2018 with an initiative for independent booksellers, roundtable events and the reissue of "one of the most... Read more

Eighty-six-year-old shortlisted for Manchester Writing Competition

An 86-year-old former Town Hall clerk and an organiser of the Milton Keynes Festival are among those shortlisted in the Manchester Writing Competition. Read more

Carol Ann Duffy pens scathing post-election poem

Poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy has written a poem responding to the general election result, painting a scathing portrait of prime minister Theresa May. ... Read more

Duffy and Riddell contribute to Saqi Books' 'Muslamic' satire

Saqi Books is to publish Don't Panic, I'm Islamic: Extreme Vetting, NOW!, a satirical book that claims to provide the answers to "all your burning... Read more

Gillian Allnutt awarded Her Majesty's Gold Medal for Poetry

British poet Gillian Allnutt is to be awarded Her Majesty’s Gold Medal for Poetry for the year 2016. Read more

Carol Ann Duffy's Manchester Writing Competition unveils 2016's shortlists

The shortlists for poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy's Manchester Writing Competition, comprising the Manchester Fiction Prize and the Manchester Poetry Prize, worth £10,000 apiece, have been revealed.... Read more

Atkinson and Duffy turn out for tenth Wimbledon BookFest

The line up for the tenth annual Wimbledon BookFest has been announced, boasting headliners poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, cookery writer... Read more

IBW events hot up as indie optimism increases

Exclusive bookshop editions, a Hachette author tour and national comic workshops are among the festivities lined up for this year’s Independent Bookshop Week (IBW) -... Read more

Duffy poem pays tribute to gas and electric meters

Poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy is publishing a poem in tribute to gas and electric meters, as the next generation of new, digital technology is ushered in. ... Read more

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