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Poet Andrew McMillan

Time: June 9, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Lyric Hall
Street: 827 Whalley Ave.
City/Town: New Haven
Website or Map: http://www.lyrichallnewhaven.…
Phone: 203-392-7257
Event Type: poetry, reading
Organized By: Brendan Walsh
Latest Activity: Jun 6, 2016

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On June 9 at 7 p.m. at New Haven’s Lyric Hall, poet Andrew McMillan of Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, England, will read from his debut collection physical, the first poetry collection to win The Guardian's prestigious First Book Award. The reading, sponsored by Southern Connecticut State University’s Office of International Education and MFA program in creative writing, is free and open to the public.

McMillan's physical also won the Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize, was shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize, the Costa Poetry Award, the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and the Roehampton Poetry Prize. It was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation for Autumn 2015. In 2014 he received a substantial Northern Writers' Award. He currently lectures in creative writing at Liverpool John Moores University and lives in Manchester, England.

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