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Born in December 23, 1955 / United Kingdom / English


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  • Fleshweathercock, and Other Poems, Outposts (Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England), 1973.
  • Fifth Last Song, Headland (Wirral, Merseyside, England), 1982.
  • Standing Female Nude, Anvil Press (London, England), 1985.
  • Thrown Voices, Turret Books (London, England), 1986.
  • Selling Manhattan, Anvil Press (London, England), 1987.
  • The Other Country, Anvil Press (London, England), 1990.
  • Mean Time, Anvil Press (London, England), 1993.
  • Selected Poems, Penguin (London, England)/Anvil Press (London, England), 1994.
  • The Pamphlet, Anvil Press (London, England), 1999.
  • The World's Wife, Picador (New York, NY), Faber & Faber (London, England), 2000.
  • Rapture, Picador (New York, NY), 2005.


  • Take My Husband (two-act), first produced in Liverpool, England, at Liverpool Playhouse, December 4, 1982.
  • Cavern of Dreams (two-act), first produced in Liverpool at Liverpool Playhouse, August 3, 1984.
  • Loss (one-act), first broadcast by BBC-Radio, July 22, 1986.
  • Little Women, Big Boys (one-act), first produced in London, England, at Almeida Theatre, August 8, 1986.


  • (Adaptor) Grimm Tales, Faber & Faber (London, England), 1996.
  • Meeting Midnight (poems), Faber & Faber (London, England), 1999.
  • (With Jackie Kay, Roger McGough, Gareth Owen, Brian Patten) Five Finger-Piglets (poems), Macmillan (London, England), 1999.
  • The Oldest Girl in the World, Faber & Faber (London, England), 2000.


  • (Editor) Home and Away, Southern Arts (Thamesdown, England), 1988.
  • (Editor and contributor) I Wouldn't Thank You for a Valentine: Anthology of Women's Poetry, illustrated by Trisha Rafferty, Viking (New York, NY), 1992, published as I Wouldn't Thank You for a Valentine: Poems for Young Feminists, Holt (New York, NY), 1993.
  • (Editor) Stopping for Death: Poems of Death and Loss, illustrated by Trisha Rafferty, Holt (New York, NY), 1996.
  • (Editor) Time's Tidings: Greeting the Twenty-first Century, Anvil Press (London, England), 1999.

Duffy's manuscripts are housed at the Robert W. Woodruff Library, Emory University.