In-Conversation // Simon Armitage: From Punk to Poet

Posted: 23 January 2018

“I’ve always tried to think of poetry as an active ingredient in the language…” From a life-long passion for rock music to his post as Oxford Professor of Poetry, poet, playwright, novelist and memoirist Simon Armitage’s work makes a case for poetry’s contemporary relevance. Get to know the modern troubadour often described as the punk poet.

Featuring Simon Armitage and Miles Merril.