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Imtiaz Dharker awarded Queen’s gold medal for poetry

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Carol Ann Duffy praises Pakistan-born British poet for her ‘unique perspective in the diversity of English-language poetry’

The Pakistan-born British poet Imtiaz Dharker has been awarded the Queen’s gold medal for poetry, joining an illustrious roll call that includes WH Auden, Philip Larkin and Ted Hughes.

Buckingham Palace announced on Wednesday that Dharker would be the 2014 recipient of a prestigious prize created in 1933 by George V at the suggestion of the then poet laureate John Masefield.

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