Simon Armitage has published ten volumes of poetry, for which he has won numerous awards, including a Forward Prize, the Sunday Times Young Author of the Year, the Eric Gregory Award, and a Lannan Award, in addition to being shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize and the Whitbread Poetry Award (for The Dead Sea Poems). His first US publication, The Shout, was shortlisted for the National Book Critics’ Circle Award in 2005. Simon is the author of the bestselling prose memoir All Points North and the novels Little Green Man and The White Stuff. He lives in West Yorkshire, UK.
Festivals: 2005 (Year Round), 2007 (spring)