Simon Armitage on the legacy of the Somme
Thoughts from Fierce Light

Simon Armitage discusses his ‘Still’ poetry collection and the legacy of the Somme, as part of the Fierce Light commission from 14-18 NOW, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Writers’ Centre Norwich.


About Simon Armitage

Simon Armitage was born in West Yorkshire and is Professor of Poetry at the University of Sheffield. He has published ten collections of poetry, is the author of two novels as well as the best-selling memoir, All Points North. In 2010 he received the CBE for his services to poetry.

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