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Poet Simon Armitage To Trade Words For Food On 260-mile Walk This Summer

Posted at 10:54PM Monday 25 Feb 2013

Poet Simon Armitage is planning to walk the 260-mile path along England's coast this summer, bartering his words for hospitality. He will offer readings in local pubs, schools and village halls in return for food and shelter.

Armitage was shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize in 2012 and has won numerous other awards including the Keats-Shelley Prize for Poetry.

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