Carol Ann Duffy

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Carol Ann Duffy in 2009
Carol Ann Duffy (born Glasgow 1955) is a poet and playwright.

She studied philosophy at Liverpool University.

She lived for a number of years with the Liverpool poet Adrian Henri, but later had a 15-year relationship with the poet and novelist Jackie Kay.

In 1996, she was appointed as a lecturer in poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University,

In 2009 she was appointed Poet Laureate.

She was listed number 45 in the Pride Power List 2011 and 25 in the Pink List 2012.

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