Armitage has been shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize for his collection Tyrannosaurus Rex Versus the Corduroy Kid. With the other shortlisted poets he will be reading at the Bloomsbury Theatre in London on Sunday 14th January.
Armitage will be a Visiting Artist at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park for 2007. To begin his residency he will be launching his new translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight at the Sculpture Park on Saturday 27th Jan. Contact YSP for ticket information.