Andrew McMillan (@AndrewPoetry )

Andrew McMillan

Bio poetry / physical (2015), playtime (2018) , pandemonium (2021) from @jonathancape / @chriswellbelove looks after me
Location Manchester
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Account created 12-03-2009 10:56:49
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Twitter Web App : Readers notes for the ten collections on the T. S. Eliot Prize shortlist have now been released, for individual readers and reading groups to download…

iPhone : 'swan' from Andrew McMillan's upcoming collection: Pandemonium.

"arms forcing the water away

like prising someone’s mouth apart

to take out what’s inside"…

iPhone : a book this year that moved me to tears was Heidi Williamson ‘s Return by Minor Road; a heartbreaking account of the aftermath of Dunblane, moving and sparingly handled- the landscape becoming part of the communal grief & the everyday ways we learn to live beside horror

iPhone : We’re not bit part players in the UK. We’re all here, we all pay taxes, we all vote, we’re all listening. I think this is something that’s annoyed me *at least* as much as the government has in the last week

iPhone : This. It also isn’t enough to ring us up and ask us to talk on your show for three minutes and think you’ve ticked the box. We can’t get across a whole world of feelings and politics in that time. Put your journalists here and have them live here.…

iPhone : Dear news organisations, please invest outside London. I know Brexit was a moment but this too feels like a moment: when else have regional leaders had so much political capital? If you want to know what’s going on here - to be really plugged in - then you simply have to be here.