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Simon Armitage was born in West Yorkshire in 1963. In 1992 he was winner of one of the first Forward Prizes, and a year later was the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year. He works as a freelance writer, broadcaster and playwright, and has written extensively for radio and television. Previous titles include Kid, Book of Matches, The Dead Sea Poems, CloudCuckooLand, Killing Time, The Universal Home Doctor, Homer's Odyssey and Tyrannosaurus Rex versus The Corduroy Kid. His acclaimed translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight was published in 2007.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Simon Armitage

Walking Home by Simon Armitage
Walking Home
Simon Armitage
Shortlisted for The THWAITES WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2014 - The new literary prize for Nature & Travel Writing about Britain. A uniquely charming, droll,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2013
Seeing Stars by Simon Armitage
Seeing Stars
Simon Armitage
Shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry 2010. The Poetry Book Society view... Seeing Stars is a genuine change in direction, while at the same time a distillation and amplification of a voice we’ve come...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2010

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