This is a collection of poems and prose pieces that continue the author's exploration of self, place, history and comedy: from columns for BBC Radio 4, to a poetic journal of a Mexican visit; and from poems for Arts Management Weekly to poems rejected by editors as too bizarre for children.
Ian McMillan was born in Barnsley in 1957. He published his first Carcanet book of poems, The Changing Problem, in 1980. Now It Can Be Told appeared in 1983, Dad, the Donkey's On Fire in 1994. Selected Poems (Poetry Book Society Recommendation) has gone through several printings, and I Found this Shirt is now in its third printing.