Duffy, Carol Ann
|born on||23 September 1955 at 23:35 (= 11:35 PM )|
|Place||Glasgow, Scotland, 55n53, 4w15|
|Timezone||GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)|
|Astrology data||00°07' 27°49 Asc. 13°34'|
Scottish poet and playwright who was appointed Britain's Poet Laureate in May 2009. She is the first woman, the first Scot, and the first openly LGBT person to hold the position.
Her collections include Standing Female Nude (1985), winner of a Scottish Arts Council Award; Selling Manhattan (1987), which won a Somerset Maugham Award; Mean Time (1993), which won the Whitbread Poetry Award; and Rapture (2005), winner of the T. S. Eliot Prize. Her poems address issues such as oppression, gender, and violence, in an accessible language that has made them popular in schools.
Sy Scholfield requested the data from Caroline Gerard who quotes birth certificate, October 2002.
- Passions : Sexuality : Lesbian
- Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
- Vocation : Writers : Poet
- Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Britain's Poet Laureate)