Carol Ann Duffy
Carol Ann Duffy is Britain’s poet laureate. She was born in Glasgow. She grew up in Stafford and then attended the University of Liverpool, where she studied philosophy. She has written for both children and adults, and her poetry has received many awards, including the Signal, the Whitbread and Forward prizes, as well as the E.M. Forster award in America.
Carol Ann Duffy on Granta.com
Metamorphosis: Poems Inspired by Titian
‘The beasts of the forest drove me out. / The villagers barred their doors. / The gods turned the page.’