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Dear Peter

Simon Armitage & Ted Hughes

An unpublished letter by Ted Hughes, introduced by Simon Armitage. ‘It’s reassuring to see a spelling mistake (‘style’ for stile), and I love the maps.’

Simon Armitage

Simon Armitage was born in Huddersfield in 1963. His collections of poetry include Kid (1992), The Dead Sea Poems (1995), and CloudCuckooLand (1997). His Selected Poems were published by Faber in 2001. Armitage is also the author of two novels and several collections of essays. He has received numerous awards, including The Sunday Times Author of the Year, a Forward Prize, a Lannan Award, and an Ivor Novello Award for his song lyrics in the Channel 4 film Feltham Sings. Seeing Stars, his most recent collection, was published this year.

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Ted Hughes

Edward James "Ted" Hughes, OM was an English poet and children's writer. Hughes was British Poet Laureate from 1984 until his death.

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