Simon Armitage, CBE is an English poet, playwright and novelist. Born on 26 May 1963 in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England, he has made significant contributions to the literary world through his powerful and thought-provoking works. With a career spanning several decades, Armitage has garnered numerous accolades for his exceptional talent and creativity. His unique writing style captivates readers and leaves a lasting impact. As an influential figure in the arts community, Armitage continues to inspire aspiring artists with his remarkable body of work.