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Carol Ann Duffy chats with the Queen

Professor Carol Ann Duffy (left) is received by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace on July 9, 2009. The occasion was Carol Ann Duffy's official recognition as the new Poet Laureate of the UK. She served as Poet Laureate from 2009 - 2019.

See our biography of Carol Ann Duffy