Andrew McMillan was born in South Yorkshire in 1988.
His debut collection physical was the first ever poetry collection to win the Guardian First Book Award; it also won a Somerset Maugham Award, an Eric Gregory Award, a Northern Writers' Award and the Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize. It was shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Costa Poetry Award, the Forward Prize for Best First Collection, the Roehampton Poetry Prize and the Polari Prize.
He lectures in Creative Writing at Liverpool John Moores University and lives in Manchester.
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physical, 2015, Jonathan Cape
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This poem by Andrew McMillan is part of the ILS' 'Crossing Borders' series.