Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Carol Ann Duffy - Favourite Women Poets

Visit the Guardian online for Carol Ann Duffy's compilation of new work by favourite women poets: Moniza Alvi - born Lahore, grew up England; Sujata Bhatt - born India, brought up India and United States; Colette Bryce - Northern Ireland; Gillian Clarke - the third national poet of Wales; Imtiaz Dharker - born Lahore, brought up in Scotland; Maura Dooley - Cornwall; Vicki Feaver – Nottingham; Jackie Kay - Scotland; Liz Lochhead - Scotland; Grace Nichols - born Guyana now lives England; Alice Oswald - Devon; Ruth Padel; Jo Shapcott. You'll find short bios there too. Published on May 2 it is part of the celebrations around the new poet laureate.

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