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Simon Armitage
Simon Robert Armitage, is an English poet, playwright and novelist who was appointed Poet Laureate on 10 May 2019. He is also professor of poetry at the University of Leeds and succeeded Geoffrey Hill as Oxford Professor of Poetry when he was elected to the four year part time appointment from 2015–2019.
BornSimon Robert Armitage, May 26, 1963, Huddersfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
ResidenceHolme Valley, West Yorkshire, England
EducationColne Valley High School
Alma materPortsmouth Polytechnic, University of Manchester
OccupationPoet, playwright, novelist, lead singer of the Scaremongers
MonarchElizabeth II
Preceded byCarol Ann Duffy

About Simon Armitage

Poet Simon Armitage was born on May 26, 1963 in England (He's 60 years old now).

Poet, novelist, and dramatist from the United Kingdom who is best known for The Dead Sea Poems and Book of Matches. The White Stuff and Little Green Man are two of his writing masterpieces.

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Simon Armitage before becoming famous

Simon Armitage was born in the Zodiac sign Gemini (The Twins), and 1963 is also the year of Rabbit (兔) in the Chinese Zodiac.

At both Portsmouth Polytechnic and Manchester University, he studied geography and psychology. Zoom!, his first collection of poems, was published in 1989.

Achievement of Simon Armitage

The Norton Anthology's Ninth Edition included his translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

Simon Armitage's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He worked as a probation officer before becoming a full-time poet, following in his father's footsteps. Emmeline is the daughter of he and his wife, radio broadcaster Sue Roberts.

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Two of his poetry collections -- Tyrannosaurus Rex Versus The Corduroy Kid and The Dead Sea Poems -- were shortlisted for the Poet T.S. Eliot Prize.

Simon Armitage Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Simon Armitage updated on March 14 2023.