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Juliano Zaffino @jayzaff Stratford-Upon-Avon, England

“Now Lisa’s the Ralph!” Writer, Shakespeare PhD, book person, @_yourshelf_ creator. He/him. 🏳️‍🌈 Debut poetry collection out now, link below!

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Joined Twitter 5/13/14


Can confirm all the gays are cancelled forever xI mean this is to say nothing of Gay conservatives. PICK A STRUGGLEGays who unironically like football are so oppressed I can’t even comprehend
7/2
2020
The single most exciting thing in my life is THIS and I’m so honoured and happy to be working away on these words 😭… https://t.co/tDTLvGwPAzTreating myself this evening to the gentle soul-soothing beauty of this 30min live set from @HAIMtheband. Women In… https://t.co/p1XeVbSHrA @emeramchugh I never replied to your email because I wanted to reply when I was more *positive* but I did/do apprec… https://t.co/TCC03ByLk0Dispatches From The Middle Of A Double Bed 🛏 a new draft* poem *I gave up on fixing/finishing this hot mess but fi… https://t.co/GEjwrHPF1pA Statement from the Royal Exchange Theatre - July 2020 >> https://t.co/kPnooMD7bd
Retweeted by Juliano ZaffinoEveryone and their mother has been raving about this book and you know the worst thing about all that hype? It’s wo… https://t.co/Ey1tAZUcJLRegrets and mistakes etc https://t.co/mUhi785YZWBleary-eyed greetings from my roomy double-bed, where I regret staying up until almost 4am writing about my mattres… https://t.co/hTfLnYR8cz
7/1
2020
I think often of Nadya Tolokonnikova, in her book Read and Riot, writing about reading to combat anxiety towards th… https://t.co/p9m98gyHlY(the dates are when I finished each book btw, not necessarily when I started – some were started slowly in January,… https://t.co/C6iOl7Fhi8It’s the end of June + I’m full o’ feelings, but I have read 30 books this month (including the best book of the ye… https://t.co/bdn9gfsCdM @_Andrea1991 Hahaha we are so doing this in the post-plague future, we deserve a campy montage tbh @bringthecat That’s what I thought haha! They always have the word for it... and thank you 😘Is there a word for when you get teary over the sudden gap in your wardrobe because the lack makes you sad but you’… https://t.co/NO0Zj1XLnsThe past few days has mostly consisted of taking over sole responsibility of all my bills and honestly I’m not a fanDELICIOUS BOOK POST PART 2: THANK YOU @tramppress legends for putting me out of my misery, I could barely wait for… https://t.co/K9oEgVf30XDELICIOUS BOOK POST PART 1: Thank you @makinabooks for sending these beauties! The most exciting bounty of poetry f… https://t.co/532HXtWUr0 @joelpttn Honestly hard same 😭 who needs a man when I have Jessie Ware?Well-meaning (and mostly left-leaning) people who don’t do the work and accidentally spread misinformation are a pr… https://t.co/Qs5uQUBAR5And also her conscious efforts to read more work by Black writers and other writers of colour is so important becau… https://t.co/VY2ESrMOF1Always grateful to @florencemachine for talking about her trans and queer followers with me in the podcast last sum… https://t.co/EeqZAnF8Va
6/30
2020
Love having friends who ~get~ me https://t.co/Bz7ni1wmM4Is it too on-the-nose to be wearing my beloved ALWAYS LONELY hoodie while my ex moves out? 🤔 https://t.co/wHWrUf7AZXPs Rebecca Solnit if you’re reading this and you want to, oh, I dunno, do a career retrospective interview on The Y… https://t.co/zSFMMTocWlI think I’ve read + reviewed all 28 of Rebecca Solnit’s books in this here thread... am I missing any?! My admirati… https://t.co/EwhpINtxZhAND WE’RE DONE! My final Rebecca Solnit book, and her first, published thirty years ago. Secret Exhibition: Six Cal… https://t.co/0mHpWztXs1 @ivyatmidnight Love this, love you ♥️This is me screaming into the ol’ digital void asking you all to simultaneously encourage and discourage me please… https://t.co/g2L3qSBwUWI’m writing a sequel essay no one asked for because it turns out a) I’m Still Sad, and also b) I Have Lots Of Other… https://t.co/Ht2rkZKw2BPenultimate entry in my Rebecca Solnit completionist readathon! Her 2014 book of essays The Encyclopedia of Trouble… https://t.co/jO3gdXv6NqThird-to-last Rebecca Solnit read - nearly there! As Eve Said To The Serpent is a captivating collection of ninetee… https://t.co/IFGvMtZp62 @suddenlyjoseph https://t.co/usf2l3yHssHonestly the best thing to ever happen to me is the existence of this video https://t.co/ZmIiGorjbOOne more duo of Rebecca Solnit’s books, this time her two longest and most wonderfully sprawling: Savage Dreams and… https://t.co/xiZufhFTvQIt is 9:23am and I have Avril Lavigne’s Sk8er Boi stuck in my head. I would like to check out of this body and this… https://t.co/OhtZsZ0VYRCan someone tell Papa Steve to lead with this next time? Twitter is not a suspense novel 😭 https://t.co/sqgUkpJelh
6/29
2020
Here’s a few of our #ReadForYourRights featured books: Rebecca Solnit, Mary Jean Chan, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Tr… https://t.co/jJ4cWmeoeY
Retweeted by Juliano ZaffinoAnd again: another pair of the brilliant Rebecca Solnit’s books read over the last few days: 2003’s River of Shadow… https://t.co/yyzatUpvz9 @flomachinenews Just RTing everyone’s favourite transphobe nbd 🥴Stephen King is one more oopsie away from me just donating my entire collection of his books 🥴Can you imagine the things I’d be tweeting if I wasn’t being reined in by the many books on nonviolence I’ve been reading lately???Punch a Nazi, punch a transphobe, punch a conversion therapistI’m a bit behind on posting, but I read these two Rebecca Solnit books earlier in the week and loved them: Hollow C… https://t.co/LVRcdBvu2GWe're in 💛 with these finished copies of #BlueInChicago 📘 This collection introduces UK readers to a wry, brillian… https://t.co/9YjhVZngj8
Retweeted by Juliano ZaffinoIf you're liking my tweets but have an 'I stand with JKR' stance that's a block! I've no time for it, terfs out
Retweeted by Juliano ZaffinoBut seriously imagine being blessed enough to wake up next to this cute happy early morning face and not appreciati… https://t.co/kQy02Iby4YEarly morning daydreaming about all the changes I’m gonna make to my home and life when I finally start living alon… https://t.co/mII7APr3WJRealising my hair looks like Jedward tonight is a devastating, humbling reminder that hairdressers hold so much pow… https://t.co/HU7bNMSDHD
6/28
2020
I’ve always been an angsty writer but being torn between heartbreak and righteous indignation has really done a num… https://t.co/0M7EDUhGivvery glad to discover that many of you believe love is love, but unfortunately it is still embarrassing to be strai… https://t.co/tZXAmyeBO8
Retweeted by Juliano ZaffinoIn case you somehow missed me going on about this: my first published short story ‘Everything Encroaching’ appeared… https://t.co/pxt9bnIlFTI look nice today and here’s the proof (and yes, I did get dressed up “to go to the theatre”... at home...) https://t.co/gLXpUCCQjBThank you @oldvictheatre for the chance to relive #OVLungs this afternoon from the comfort of my sofa - the final s… https://t.co/a1tG9HmSc0The absolute fucking state of white people on this infernal hell-site pretending that a woman, voice acting as a bo… https://t.co/Lq7c8zPbkNI’ve watched four seasons of Fairly Oddparents this week (literally my quarter-life crisis) and the show is a lot f… https://t.co/F71hMMEvzTAnd also I need to be stoppedPaul Mescal viewed my Instagram story in which I referred to him and Andrew Scott as both my thirst poems come to l… https://t.co/vL814vpEIY
6/27
2020
So because I live under a rock called relentless fatigue, I hadn’t watched any of @sarahcpr’s videos until I watche… https://t.co/VCMj6ricFd @_Andrea1991 @HolehouseLucy Yeahhh I definitely do see both sides, idk. I just have to wonder if there wasn’t *anyo… https://t.co/o2xrAnXko5“It’s fucked up but it’s true that I love you like I do... It’s tough to get through, either way I’m gonna lose” 😭😭😭 https://t.co/yECz8LOul7 @emeramchugh Yes to ALL of this https://t.co/Lk9JnNNnDw @_Andrea1991 I actually don’t mind the age part, for him or whoever plays Ophelia!!! But like... is there not a mor… https://t.co/qq7IAzXySt @_Andrea1991 (To clarify, I don’t hate him, just the idea...) @_Andrea1991 😂😭 let me live with my hate xDevastated of course to have to wait a whole extra year for this especially when I feel such a need to dance myself… https://t.co/6CnasTUt8TPresent-day Ian McKellen as Hamlet is the most boring concept I’ve ever heard pls don’t @ me 😭😭😭Honestly am I an influencer yet? https://t.co/hKMMj8Iz9r @veryrareSimon https://t.co/MzEhegjECr @HolehouseLucy Omg love you 😍In The Afternoon She Carried Her Ghost Into The Garden Under Her Arm 🌷 a new poem, for my friend Lizzie Hardy https://t.co/zKMXzeBHVf(And while you’re looking at Lizzie, don’t look at: my crossed feet, my lockdown haircut, my weird body, or my dain… https://t.co/esjMendYqjSpent a few hours with my lovely friend Lizzie yesterday, and a belated homemade birthday cake! It’d been ten month… https://t.co/ymHLjpNUZ3
6/26
2020
So... @JessieWare blessing this hot, restless night with a hot, restless new album is everything to me 🥵🔥 https://t.co/wNDRJklk1YY’all, today someone compared my messy-ass handwriting to Björk’s and I just want to say that my parents and all my… https://t.co/i8QBMPZjDy @HannahBrumby Yes!!!!! That’s what prompted this tweet 😂 the one with custard inside and a strawberry on top... may… https://t.co/36k8sk5LYwAnother pair of Solnit collabs, which I read yesterday: The Battle of the Story of the Battle of Seattle, written w… https://t.co/qObv0KzRYmWhen I die, bury me in a giant cruffinSorry but I feel like we should boycott Normal People fan fiction 😭 this is almost as bad as bringing it back for a… https://t.co/nDWzDt8bRK
6/25
2020
Introducing Series 6: Derby Presented by Paines Plough and @DerbyTheatre https://t.co/wcZWvvpfzl THE PRICE OF HO… https://t.co/eiFmIMSMpf
Retweeted by Juliano Zaffino @veryrareSimon I mean yeah it’s beautifully written and perfectly performed and all, but the t-shirt stole the show, sorry xHere’s a trio of books I read last night, Rebecca Solnit + Mark Klett’s three collaborative photobooks: Yosemite In… https://t.co/7vxG7d8YdpDuolingo has NOT been listening to Gaga’s new album and it shows https://t.co/gWAtinK9ErIt’s the little things ☺️ https://t.co/HY8N4emlqZ
Retweeted by Juliano ZaffinoBack on my Rebecca Solnit readathon with two beautiful artistic collaborations I read yesterday afternoon: A Califo… https://t.co/q84KDychln(Bringing all my previous Solnit reviews into this thread!) Hope In The Dark: https://t.co/FEPlrFNUp9 Whose Story… https://t.co/kLEH0cf6tKYes I’m taking selfies and posting them instead of preparing for the supervision, your point is???????Pretty in pink (lol) for this month’s virtual supervision – putting some effort into my on-camera appearance to com… https://t.co/qwd0wbQRnmSending strings of messages to sleeping friends cancelling men on the internet because I’m tired and can’t get back… https://t.co/y8kA69bIXO
6/24
2020
While I’m ranting I just need to say: if you are in any way left-leaning, liberal, “woke”, progressive, whatever wo… https://t.co/FCXfDbhCkQ @lmplimmer I totally understand that - I keep having two-week periods where I can’t read a thing and then a sudden… https://t.co/9sPkVTZqqG*known antisemite and general clump of garbage Mel Gibson accused of antisemitic and (homophobic) garbage behaviour… https://t.co/M5IGTXXzyq @lmplimmer Most of the time I just read like my life depends on it? 😂 (in fairness, those five Solnit books combine… https://t.co/oNl3AAiT2LSpending much of my time alternating between stress eating and stress reading – today, with no snacks in the flat,… https://t.co/zkSA615Jpz @lauraewaddell Sorry Laura, I couldn’t find you to tag you! ♥️Just think how unproductive I could’ve been if Am*zon hadn’t sent me the wrong version of the new remastered Spongebob game 🤐Bail funds all over the country have raised many millions of $$ from millions of new donors. I wrote about the hist… https://t.co/6iEp1dzVbf
Retweeted by Juliano Zaffino“Damn I love books”, he thinks, picking up his fourth book of the day 🤡
6/23
2020

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