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Andrew McMillan wins Guardian first book award | 26-Nov-15

Poet Andrew McMillan has won the Guardian first book award for his debut collection. Physical explores themes of masculinity and gay love - McMillan is the first poet to win the award since it was founded in 1999 and only the second poet ever to have been nominated.

McMillan read from the collection earlier this year in the Poetry Library at our Hidden Desires, Hidden Literature event. You can listen to his reading on our Soundcloud page. 

Read more about this on the Guardian website.

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