Ian McMillan, one of the UK’s best known contemporary poets returns to Chester Literature Festival to discuss his book of new and selected poems To Fold the Evening Star.
Ian will also be hosting a Creative Writing Workshop on 17 October.
About the author
Ian is poet-in-residence for The Academy of Urbanism and Barnsley FC. He presents The Verb every week on BBC R3 and he’s a regular on Coast, BBC Breakfast, Countryfile, Pick of the Week, Pointless Celebrities and Last Word. He’s been a castaway on Desert Island Discs. Previously he was resident poet for English National Opera, Yorkshire TV’s Investigative Poet and Humberside Police’s Beat Poet. His rip-roaring poetry shows are legendary. Cats make him sneeze