Simon Armitage
credit: Paul Wolfgang Webster
Honorary Visiting Fellow

Professor Simon Armitage CBE was elected as the University’s Professor of Poetry in June 2015. He is also Professor of Poetry at the University of Sheffield and, in addition to poetry, has published two novels and writes for the stage, radio, television and film. In March he visited Trinity to give the 2015 Richard Hillary Memorial Lecture. He was elected to an Honorary Visiting Fellowship in October 2015.