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Win 2 tickets to Discovering People: Simon Armitage
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Royal Geographical Society - Win 2 tickets to Discovering People: Simon Armitage

Join multi-award-winning poet Simon Armitage in conversation with Martine Croxall.

Competition Ends: 18/03/2018

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Discover how geography has fuelled Simon’s interest in the poetry of place, as he takes us on a journey through the landscapes that have inspired his work.
Simon Armitage was born in Marsden, West Yorkshire. In addition to writing poetry he is a lyricist and writes extensively for theatre, television and radio.
A geography graduate from the University of Portsmouth, he worked as a Probation Officer before becoming a full-time writer.

Armitage’s interest in poetry that exists beyond the page is portrayed in commissions such as Stanza Stones. This project culminated in a set of poems inspired by the Pennine watershed, which were then carved onto stones across the area. He is regarded as one of our greatest living poets.

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