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Lewis Johnson
PhD at the University of Liverpool, researching the working-class in contemporary British poetry
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Nikesh Shukla 22h
Unagented UK writers of colour: if you're not sure exactly what a literary agent does, why you need/how to approach one, I'm hosting a zoom with 13/7/20 at 6pm, where I'll be asking these questions. Email for link nikesh[at]
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The Good Literary Agency 21h
We are hiring! Agent, Literary Assistant, and Submissions Coordinator. Click on the link below for more info 👇🏾
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LA Review of Books (LARB) Jul 5
"The voices gathered here measure losses and silences, and they speak to the anxieties and anger that their situations provoke." on Mark Nowak's latest book, "Social Poetics":
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Lewis Johnson Jul 5
Such a fantastic experience listening to and Robin Coste Lewis reading - powerful, inspiring voices
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WCSA Jul 5
2020 Working-Class Studies Association Awards for work produced in 2019
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Jana Bacevic Jul 4
*Every* *single* *word* of this by , and remember: if you 'don't see race' or 'have never encountered/experienced racism', that means you structurally benefit from it.
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Sasha Dugdale Jul 4
“Can we create these intimate spaces within the very nation that doesn’t want us?” Natalie Diaz interviewed by
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Belongg Jul 4
On writing political fiction: : Do writers have to look for a middle ground while writing? : No, the middle ground is a place of oppression. Neutrality doesn't help anyone.
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Lewis Johnson Jul 4
Another classic Tory telltale - they can't pull a pint to save their lives. (The luxury of never having worked in a bar for minimum wage just to get by)
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Wayne Holloway-Smith Jul 4
Happy beginning-of-second-wave-of-coronavirus day. London's R rate is up already. If you go to a pub today you are participating in Boris Johnson's manslaughter. Thanks
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Lewis Johnson Jul 3
This is very good
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David Young Jul 2
I’ve studied at unis you’ve never heard of I’ll never get a tenure track job bc of the worst job market in history I’ve not finished my dissertation bc I have to adjunct at several unis to make ends meet So why do I think this guy needs to shut up?
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Lewis Johnson Jul 2
Replying to @rebeccamakkai
You lost your rhythm there
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Lewis Johnson Jul 2
Congrats Zaynub! Excellent news x
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UoL UCU Official Jul 1
Over 500 fixed term contracts at the University of Liverpool are set to expire, yet can easily afford to protect all jobs. Our joint union campaign is organised by , and and supported by all 4 Liverpool MPs. DEFEND ALL JOBS!
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The Guardian Jun 30
Nearly half of black UK households are living in poverty
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Ledbury Poetry Fest Jun 30
This weekend! Join us for with readings from an incredible line-up: Simon Armitage, Danez Smith, Kaveh Akbar, Cathy Park Hong, Will Harris, Robin Coste Lewis, Raymond Antrobus to name a few. 4⁠ — 5 July. All tickets are FREE. Book here:
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James Felton Jun 30
Imagine doing something so shitty even Theresa May won’t tolerate it
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black lives matter Jun 30
a matter of months
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