Ian McMillan first made his name through his work with the Poetry Circus in the early 1980s. Since then he has become famous for his work in schools, radio, as Poet in Residence for Barnsley Football Club, and in poetry venues across the country. He has published five collections of poetry including Selected Poems and I Found this Shirt (Carcanet).
His story, 'A Four Star Nove' appeared in Hyphen (published by Comma 2003). Ian is currently host of Radio 3's popular programme, The Verb.