Carol Ann Duffy is a renowned Scottish playwright and poet. She is the first female to have been appointed Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom. She was interested in reading and writing poems from the very beginning and got her first poem published at an early age of 15. She served as a poetry critic for ‘The Guardian’ and even worked as an editor for a poetry magazine. Her poem ‘Standing Female Nude’ was well appreciated by the masses and was honored with the ‘Scottish Arts Council Award’. This was followed by ‘Selling Manhattan’ which was another notable work of her career and received the ‘Somerset Maugham Award’. She further published ‘Mean Time’ which was honored with multiple awards including the ‘Forward Poetry Prize’. She went on to write many poetry books which covered various topics like sexism, equality, and birth and were critically appreciated. She even wrote many children’s book, including the ‘The Tear Thief’ which became one of her most popular books. She was honored with various awards including ‘Eric Gregory Award’ for her admired literary works. We bring to you a treasure trove of quotes and thoughts by Carol Ann Duffy which have been extracted from the vast sea of her work, writings, books, poems and interviews. Read on the collection of thoughts and quotations by Carol Ann Duffy.