Andrew McMillan

Article image
Andrew McMillan: pandemonium review – steeped in suffering
The poet reflects on death, depression and guilt with a clear eye in this troubling and fascinating collection

Kate Kellaway

06, Jun, 2021 @9:30 AM

Article image
The best recent poetry – review roundup
The Trojan Women by Anne Carson; The Gododdin by Gillian Clarke; Hotel Raphael by Rachel Boast; American Mules by Martina Evans; pandemonium by Andrew McMillan

Fiona Sampson

14, May, 2021 @11:00 AM

Article image
'A dangerous first step': Simon Armitage among poets to blast GCSE decision
Poet laureate joins Michael Rosen and Imtiaz Dharker to criticise Ofqual announcement that poetry will be optional next year

Alison Flood

08, Aug, 2020 @6:00 AM

Article image
Carol Ann Duffy leads British poets creating 'living record' of coronavirus
Major names including Imtiaz Dharker, Jackie Kay and father-and-son poets Ian and Andrew McMillan to document outbreak in verse

Alison Flood

20, Apr, 2020 @5:01 AM

Article image
The word is out: Val McDermid selects Britain's 10 most outstanding LGBTQ writers
The bestselling crime writer has nominated her favourite queer and trans authors and poets as part of a showcase celebrating the best in British writing

Val McDermid

10, Aug, 2019 @8:00 AM

Article image
Oxford poetry professor contest kicks off amid growing controversy
Three candidates – Alice Oswald, Andrew McMillan and Todd Swift – issue campaign statements, as efforts to exclude Swift gather steam

Alison Flood

23, May, 2019 @10:31 AM

Article image
playtime review – paeans to beauty and selves that might have been
McMillan’s follow-up to his celebrated debut, physical, is a tautly controlled exploration of nostalgia and loss of innocence

Sarah Crown

03, Nov, 2018 @12:00 PM

Article image
Top 10 books about steroids
From Kathy Acker to Cordelia Fine, novelist Matthew Sperling introduces the best writing on a huge but barely acknowledged part of culture

Matthew Sperling

24, Oct, 2018 @10:00 AM

Article image
2018 in books: a literary calendar
Essays from Zadie Smith, Arnhem from Antony Beevor and novels from Julian Barnes, Sarah Perry, Pat Barker, Rachel Cusk … and Bill Clinton. Place your book orders now

06, Jan, 2018 @9:00 AM

Article image
Ian McMillan: ‘Barnsley is culturally very interesting’
The ‘bard of Barnsley’ on his new libretto for Ice-Cream: The Opera – and living in the village where he grew up

Interview by Fiona Maddocks

23, Jul, 2017 @8:00 AM

Article image
Glad to be gay: leading figures on 50 years of liberation
How has life changed for gay men in the UK since homosexuality was decriminalised in 1967? From actor Antony Sher to novelist Alan Hollinghurst, men of different generations from across arts and politics share their stories

Kate Kellaway

21, May, 2017 @8:00 AM

Article image
Guardian first book award: all the winners
Here is the complete list of winners and shortlisted authors in the prize’s history, from 1999 to 2015

07, Apr, 2016 @2:59 PM

1 / 2 pages