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LX (Signed Pamphlet)

Simon Armitage

A signed limited edition pamphlet of new sonnets by the Poet Laureate on the occasion of his 60th birthday.

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In a signed, limited edition, to mark Simon Armitage’s birthday, LX collects fifteen sonnets in sixty stanzas. These verses find the poet in a conversational tussle with his argumentative and occasionally insolent soul. Mischievous and sometimes melancholy, the pieces reflect a long querulous relationship explored through ingenious workings of the sonnet form.


Simon Armitage was born in West Yorkshire and is Professor of Poetry at the University of Leeds. A recipient of numerous prizes and awards, his collections of poetry include Seeing Stars (2010), The Unaccompanied (2017), Sandettie Light Vessel Automatic (2019), Magnetic Field (2020) and his acclaimed translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (2007). He writes extensively for television…

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