The Writing Seminars is happy to announce that Sir Andrew Motion will join the department as a Homewood Professor of the Arts in July 2015. Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1999 to 2009, he was knighted in 2009 for his services to poetry. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and a co-founder of Poetry Archive. Poet, novelist, critic, editor, biographer, Sir Andrew comes to Johns Hopkins University from Royal Holloway, University of London.
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