Arts Council England responds to the announcement of Carol Ann Duffy as Poet Laureate.
Antonia Byatt, Director of Literature at Arts Council England said:
“I would like to congratulate Carol Ann Duffy on her appointment as Poet Laureate. She is the perfect choice for the role, her poetry demonstrates true wit and insight making her one of the defining and most widely read poets of her generation. Carol Ann will be an excellent ambassador for poetry and literature in this country.”