Poems, wives and children

From Saturday Morning, 11:05 am on 16 May 2015

Duffy Carol AnnScottish poet and playwright Carol Ann Duffy, DBE, FRSL is Professor of Contemporary Poetry and Creative Director of the Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University, and was appointed Britain's poet laureate in May 2009.

She is best known for her 1999 collection, The World’s Wife (Picador Classic), and she has written many other children’s books, and collections of poetry for children and adults including Mean Time (1993), Feminine Gospels (2002), Rapture (2005), New and Collected Poems for Children (2009), and The Bees (2011).

Carol Ann Duffy talks to Kim Hill.