Simon Armitage | Meet the Poet Laureate
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Spend an unforgettable afternoon with Simon Armitage, the Poet Laureate himself, at Cambridge Literary Festival. In conversation with eco-poet Sara Hudston, Simon discusses his pioneering work establishing the Laurel Prize – an annual award for the best collection of environmental poetry to highlight the climate crisis. Simon furthermore introduces audiences to one of history’s hidden treasures: The Owl and the Nightingale, a gem of medieval English literature which Simon has translated and made accessible to a modern audience. Don’t miss this lovely event, which will leave you sensitive to poetic beauty brimming all around us in the natural world.
Image credit – Peter James Millson