Professor Simon Armitage has performed one of his first official duties since becoming Poet Laureate, announcing the winner of the University of Leeds’ new poetry prize.
Dr Kimberly Campanello, Lecturer in Creative Writing has been widely recognised for her new work "MOTHERBABYHOME", a collection of poetry based on the St Mary’s Mother and Baby Home in Ireland.
Professor of Poetry in the School of English, Simon Armitage has been appointed to the highly prestigious role of Poet Laureate.
First-year English student Sophie Tew was recently shortlisted for the upReach Ten Award and attended an awards ceremony at the House of Lords.
The School of English is involved in new interdisciplinary research exploring how technologies can learn from people with disabilities and adapt to support them in the future.