Armitage beats Soyinka for Oxford Professorship of Poetry

This time around there was only slight controversy over an election in which Simon Armitage, a former probation officer beat, Wole Soyinka, a Nobel Prize winner, for this prestigious post.

For a slightly curious condemnation of the ‘old farts’ of Oxford see http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/11687586/simon-armitage-oxford-professor-of-poetry.html

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