Carol Ann Duffy


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Carol Ann Duffy Biography, History

Carol Ann Duffyis professionally known as a Poet. Once British Poet Laureate whose collections of poems include Standing Woman, Mean Time, and Rapture. Her poetic plays, dealing with issues of gender roles and violence, have won the T.S. Among other honors, the Eliot Prize and the Whitbread Poetry Award She was born in Scotland on 23 December 1955. Both She and Randall Jarrell held Poet Laureate titles. She graduated with a Degree in Philosophy at the University of Liverpool. Her first poetic work, Flesh weathercock and Other Poems, was published in 1974. She won a spot on the UK’s 100 Most Powerful Women’s BBC Radio List of 2013.

Carol Ann Duffy Bio, Wiki, Age, Birthday, Zodiac, Religion

Celebrated NameCarol Ann Duffy
Age64 Years
Nick NameCarol Ann Duffy
Birth NameCarol Ann Duffy
Birth Date1955-12-23
Birth NationUnited Kingdom
Place Of BirthGlasgow, Scotland
ReligionWill Update Soon…
Zodiac SignCapricorn
SchoolSt. Joseph’s Convent School
High SchoolStafford Girls’ High School
UniversityUniversity of Liverpool
Marital StatusMarried
HusbandPeter Benson
FatherMay Black
MotherFrank Duffy
SiblingsWill Update Soon…
HeightWill Update Soon…
WeightWill Update Soon…
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorDark Brown
Net Worth$1 Million
SalaryUnder Review
Source of WealthEntertainment Industry
Sexual OrientationStraight

Carol Ann Duffy Education

In 2009 Duffy was awarded an honorary from Heriot-Watt University. Duffy was elected to the British Academy as Honorary Fellow in 2015. She holds doctorate degrees from Dundee University, Hull University, St Andrews University and Warwick University and an Honorary Fellowship from Homerton College, Cambridge.

Carol Ann Duffy Career

Poet, Writer

Carol Ann Duffy Height, Weight & Body Measurements


Carol Ann Duffy Family & Relatives, Partner, Husband, Daughter

She was the daughter of electric fitter Mary and Frank Duffy. Her mother’s parents had been Irish, and her father’s grandparents were Irish. She has four brothers, the eldest of five, Frank, Adrian, Eugene and Tim. Once Duffy was six years old the family moved near Stafford, England.

Before Fame

She graduated from the University of Liverpool with a degree in philosophy. She published her first poetic work, Fleshweathercock and Other Poems, in 1974


She and Randall Jarrell both held the title of Poet Laureate

Carol Ann Duffy Achievements, Awards

1983: National Poetry Competition 1st prize (for Whoever She Was)

1983 Greenwich Poetry Competition (“for Words of Absolution”)

1984: Eric Gregory Award

1986: Scottish Arts Council Book Award (for Standing Female Nude)

1988: Somerset Maugham Award (for Selling Manhattan)

1989: Dylan Thomas Prize

1990: Scottish Arts Council Book Award (for The Other Country

1992: Cholmondeley Award

1993: Whitbread Awards (for Mean Time)

1993: Scottish Arts Council Book Award (for Mean Time)

1993: Forward Prize (for Mean Time)

1995: Lannan Award

1999: Signal Children’s Poetry Prize

1999: Elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature

2001: National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts Award

2005: T S Eliot Prize (for Rapture)

2011: Costa Book Awards (Poetry), winner, The Bees.

2012 PEN/Pinter Prize

2013: she was assessed as one of the 100 most powerful women in the United Kingdom by Woman’s Hour on BBC Radio 4.

2015: she was elected as an Honorary Fellow of the British Academy.

2015: Elected a Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Carol Ann Duffy Bibliography, Famous Poems, Books

1974: Fleshweathercock and Other Poems. Outposts ltd.

1977: (with Adrian Henri) Beauty and the Beast (poetry)

1982: Fifth Last Song. Headland (poetry)

1982: Take My Husband (play)

1984: Cavern of Dreams (play)

1985: Standing Female Nude. Anvil Press Poetry (poetry)

1986: Little Women, Big Boys (play)

1986: Loss (radio play)

1986: Thrown Voices. Turret Books, pamphlet (poetry)

1987: Selling Manhattan. Anvil Press Poetry (poetry)

1990: The Other Country. Anvil Press Poetry (poetry)

1992: I Wouldn’t Thank You for a Valentine (ed.) Viking (poetry anthology)

1992: William and the Ex-Prime Minister. Anvil Press Poetry, pamphlet, (poetry).

1993: Mean Time Anvil Press Poetry (poetry)

1994: Anvil New Poets Volume 2. (Ed.) Penguin (poetry anthology)

1994: Selected Poems. Penguin (poems)

1995: Penguin Modern Poets 2 with Vicki Feaver and Eavan Boland. Penguin. (Poetry)

1996: Grimm Tales. Faber and Faber. (Play)

1996: Salmon – Carol Ann Duffy: Selected Poems. Salmon Poetry. (Poetry)

1996: Stopping for Death. Viking (poetry anthology)

1997: More Grimm Tales. Faber and Faber (children’s play)

1998: The Pamphlet. Anvil Press Poetry (poetry)

1999: Meeting Midnight. Faber and Faber (children’s poetry)

1999: The World’s Wife Anvil Press Poetry (poetry)

1999: Time’s Tidings: Greeting the 21st Century. (Ed.) Anvil Press Poetry (poetry anthology)

2000: The Oldest Girl in the World. Faber and Faber (children’s poetry)

2001: Hand in Hand: An Anthology of Love Poems. (Ed.) Picador (poetry anthology)

2002: Feminine Gospels. Picador

2002: Queen Munch and Queen Nibble., Macmillan Children’s Books.

2002: Underwater Farmyard. Macmillan Children’s Books. (Children’s book)

2003: The Good Child’s Guide to Rock N Roll. Faber and Faber. (Children’s poetry)

2003: Collected Grimm Tales (with Tim Supple). Faber and Faber. (Children’s book)

2004: Doris the Giant. (Children’s literature, picture book)

2004: New Selected Poems. Picador

2004: Out of Fashion: An Anthology of Poems. (Ed.) Faber and Faber (poetry anthology)

2004: Overheard on a Saltmarsh: Poets’ Favourite Poems (Ed.) Macmillan

2005: Another Night Before Christmas with John Murray. (Children’s poetry)

2005: Moon Zoo. Macmillan (children’s literature, picture book)

2005: Rapture Picador (poetry)

2006: The Lost Happy Endings (illustrated by Jane Ray). Penguin. (Children’s book)

2007: Answering Back. (Ed.) Picador. (Poetry anthology)

2007: The Hat. Faber and Faber. (Children’s poetry)

2007: The Tear Thief. Barefoot Books. (Children’s book)

2009: Mrs Scrooge: A Christmas Poem (illustrated by Beth Adams). Simon & Schuster

2009: New & Collected Poetry for Children. Faber and Faber. (Poetry)

2009: The Princess’s Blankets (illustrated by Catherine Hyde). Templar. (Children’s book)

2009: The Twelve Poems of Christmas. (Ed.) Candlestick Press. (Poetry)

2009: To The Moon: An Anthology of Lunar Poetry. (Editor) Picador. (Poetry)

2009: Love Poems. Picador. (Poetry, selected).

2010: The Gift. Barefoot Books. (Children’s book)

2011: The Bees. Picador. (Poetry, selected).

2011: The Christmas Truce. (illustrated by David Roberts) Picador.

2012: Wenceslas: A Christmas Poem. (illustrated by Stuart Kolakovic) Picador.

2014: Dorothy Wordsworth’s Christmas Birthday. (illustrated by Tom Duxbury) Picador.

2018: Sincerity (Picador) ISBN 9781509893423  2018: Eight World’s Wives Published by Andrew J Moorhouse (Fine Press Poetry )

Carol Ann Duffy Relationship Status & Martial Status

Duffy began a relationship with poet Adrian Henri at the age of 16, and lived with him until 1982. Duffy later came across poet Jackie Kay, with whom she had a relationship of 15 years. Duffy gave birth to a daughter, Ella (born 1995), during her relationship with Kay.

Carol Ann Duffy Net Worth, Salary

As for online resources the net worth of is $1 million, however her salary is not disclosed yet.

FAQs, Questions

What is Carol Ann Duffy most famous for?
Duffy, full Dame Carol Ann Duffy (born 23 December 1955, Glasgow, Scotland), British poetry whose well-known and well-known poetry dealt with issues such as gender and inequality, in a simple, conversational language that made her work available to a wide range of readers.

How much is Carol Ann Duffy worth?
How much net worth is Carol Ann Duffy? Being a playwright / author, Duffy earns a good amount of money and fame in entertainment industry through her career. Its estimated net worth, based on several online sites, is currently $1 million

Is Carol Ann Duffy religious?
Duffy began a relationship with poet Adrian Henri at the age of 16, and lived with him until 1982. Raised in the Roman Catholic faith of her mother, at fifteen, Duffy became an atheist. She has spoken of the impact of her religious upbringing on her writing, however, saying, “Writing and prayer are very close.”


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