New British Poet Laureate Named
The Glasgow-born poet, Carol Ann Duffy, has just been named Britain’s first female Poet Laureate. The appointment was expected but controversial, with some loving her work, and others seeing the selection as politically or culturally motivated – being both a Scot and a lesbian, she riles some on many fronts. Read a short bio and some samples of her work here. (Photo credit: Anvil).