An Evening With Simon Armitage

Simon Armitage was born in West Yorkshire and is Professor of Poetry at the University of Sheffield, He has published over a dozen collections of poetry including Seeing Stars (2010), his acclaimed translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (2007) and, more recently, The Death of King Arthur (2012).

This 2014 year celebrates the 25th anniversary of Simon's first collection Zoom, and Faber is marking the occasion by publishing Paper Aeroplane: Poems 1989–2014, a new selection of his work.

Armitage is also a playwright, novelist and broadcaster, writing extensively for television and radio.

Simon will be reading from Paper Aeroplane followed by a book signing.

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