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James Miller @jmlostboys London interzone

LOST BOYS, SUNSHINE STATE (Little Brown) UNAMERICAN ACTIVITIES (Dodo Ink) STRAYS (w/t Julia Lewis HVTN) Senior Lecturer Creative Writing Kingston Uni 🇪🇺 VMO

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#BorisJohnson will definitely form an electoral pact with the Brexit Party. https://t.co/T1gsdgfz2r @maxjohnporter Congratulations! @BernardineEvari huge congratulations! @GalleyBeggars @samjordison @FictionAtelier Huge congratulations guys! XxxCongratulations everyone on #BookerPrize2019 long list including our former creative writing student Oyinkan Braith… https://t.co/qmnoxfEYmCWe now have the ultimate wasteman as our PM. His wiki doesn’t even know if he has 5 or 6 children. We are truly in… https://t.co/MoWMTycplJ
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7/24
2019
Right, this is fucking nuts now. If you don’t know, the OK symbol has become adopted by the right as a white power… https://t.co/pbATwhmuxN
Retweeted by James Millerimagine looking at America's racist moron president in his shitty shapeless suit with that fucked up tangle of yell… https://t.co/bIc3lyiAXT
Retweeted by James Miller @sunnysingh_n6 & we're in the astonishing situation where these white supremacist terrorists are incited/ inspired by the President himself.Representative democracy is not possible if the representatives do nothing but lie relentlessly. You can't select a… https://t.co/422dZ2NOPJ
Retweeted by James MillerI guess none of us were going to get much work done today, were we? @KitCaless I think he is 'smarter' (as in Machiavellian ruthless) but I take your point. "Why do you have to catas… https://t.co/KpdD2PhzeT @KitCaless I respect Corbyn for orientating Labour more to the left. I'll vote Labour come the GE. I've always vote… https://t.co/GslqaPqAP0 @OpenPenLondon you think Corbyn would win? Wouldn't it be lovely to think so?I hate to say it but Boris is smarter & more charismatic than Corbyn, more ruthless than Corbyn & unshackled from a… https://t.co/mWLCkmkohkFinally a leader who can foster peace between the warring cantons of Surbiton and Tolworth: https://t.co/oTSyqH4dfN
Retweeted by James MillerEssay question: discuss the role of either reality TV show #TheApprentice or Eton in bringing about the decline & e… https://t.co/6r96Kebk7KOur transition from global leader to global laughing stock & #bananakingdom is almost complete #BorisDay #NotMyPM @GDRNorminton My dear friend I feel just the sameWhat a load of shit @SeraphinaMadsen Yep, I agree. @samlwalton @PlittyC @FelicityBryan @BloomsburyBooks That sounds like a fascinating book!By 2050 these stifling temperatures will be 'normal' for the UK #heatwaveuk #ClimateChangeIsReal #ClimateCrisis @KayEngels Yeah I mean I think that sums up everything nicelyForgive me for feeling largely uninvested in the "democratic" appointment of a new PM who doesn't represent me, rep… https://t.co/6pcaZPz2Te
Retweeted by James MillerI don’t enjoy being pessimistic, but it seems likely that from today we’ll have the most incompetent Prime Minister… https://t.co/LH2ud615z3
Retweeted by James Miller @DanCoxonAuthor @AllenAshleyUK @PoetSarahDoyle @ShearmanRobert @MarkMorris10 @UndertowPubs Yes!!So, what do we think? Will #jeremycorbyn be able to defeat #BorisJohnson in the GE that must surely be forthcoming?… https://t.co/zdiwaSXc3S
7/23
2019
@JackNic02816414 & that's a photo from WW1 but since when have Brexiters cared about facts?I'll always be hugely grateful to @nicholasroyle for publishing my short stories in anthologies like "Neon Lit: The… https://t.co/gqLfoSAyQKI'm honoured that this will include my tribute to imprisoned Turkish journalist #nedimturfent. Big thanks… https://t.co/ZrvVJhEAK2 @DavidSpittle7 the last thing the world needs is the one thing the world is sure to get... alas. I suspect that, co… https://t.co/BTmzAN3Edu @DavidSpittle7 the last two lines are quite something: "He’ll work his magic on the heads of state and the chancell… https://t.co/Z0QlVXoefcThere's nonsense, there's propaganda, there's the complete disconnect of media commentators from the reality most o… https://t.co/Nhsacigrso @andrewgallix @DodoInk yes, you're right... bit of an odd error(an apt quote from Ihab Hassan on postmodernism there) #research !So I'm meant to be writing an essay about "mental health" for @DodoInk but actually I'm writing about the fact that… https://t.co/MrD7HMQdFy @Jwheelwright @moniqueroffey13 I was actually born in Lambeth! @moniqueroffey13 If you like reggae & farm animals (I do, so does my daughter) it was 🔥🔥🔥 @KitCaless As someone I once spoke to who worked with Boris when he was mayor said to me: "Boris is the worst perso… https://t.co/3MncnSkboh @SJ_Watson These days I'm so busy I'll give a book about 50 pages. If, after that, I don't find myself reaching for… https://t.co/QV168b4rDlThis by @MatthewdAncona on #Boris & the collapse of serious politics into reality TV & the entertainment industry i… https://t.co/yWOGmg1VQq
7/22
2019
@SharLovegrove I was wondering if you were here!General Levy at Lambeth country show. Also a petting zoo for the little one. I love London. This is the country I l… https://t.co/g6vjY8tXZAEssential reading about our soon to be new PM. #BorisJohnson https://t.co/DBu8Nr0ZsK @craigliterary @SeraphinaMadsen Definitely. Bad as things are with Trump I think we're in a far deeper crisis. A banana kingdom.I tweet a lot about the crisis of democracy in the US, but here's why I actually believe UK democracy is in even wo… https://t.co/xdqByVMeVF
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7/21
2019
Imagine: 1. No ice in the Arctic. 2. No butterflies in the meadow. 3. No trees in the Amazon. 4. No hedgehogs in t… https://t.co/BP6fyvrVlT
Retweeted by James Miller @realDonaldTrump Donald Trump & Hatey Hopkins. Two little racists kissing in a tree. Sad! @SeraphinaMadsen The really big protests will come once BoJo takes over @SeraphinaMadsen Sorry not to be there! @SeraphinaMadsen Are you there? @Sherrie75527742 @ChatByCC @realDonaldTrump Lol I have a PhD in American literature & civil rights history & lived… https://t.co/iGwKiK16wSA President who quote tweets Hatey Hopkins with approval is an enemy of this country & our values. No hope of findi… https://t.co/A0FmgBGwCv @realDonaldTrump Once again racist in chief quote tweeting disgraced & discredited Appreciate racist Hatey Hopkins,… https://t.co/pUiz3oJtar @ChatByCC @realDonaldTrump Never been to London have you? London is far safer than any American city, but let's fa… https://t.co/9Xqo5kc46s @thomasmurphy__ Ah, happy birthday to you!These technologies will render many of the conventions on which the novel depends - privacy, interiority, the encou… https://t.co/sG3L26WzBuHappy birthday to me. 43 today. https://t.co/BZNRHnA5B2
7/20
2019
@MDeAbaitua @alexpheby @Dropbox That's what I do. I have nothing on my office computer & have almost never used it.… https://t.co/DDHF2lWXeoIt's Friday. Why not enjoy 14 minutes of transcendent, haunting beauty from Iranian composer @capgrasman ? https://t.co/4gMu33qyZpRIP the great #JohnnyClegg The first concert I ever saw, aged 8, was Johnny Clegg. My Dad was a huge fan & I became… https://t.co/HoabAlC7sC @nclarke14 wow, congrats Norma!!
7/19
2019
Good news - but astonishing to think 274 MPs opposed the amendment & would let Boris prorogate Parliament & force t… https://t.co/siqWWxVLVf @GDRNorminton I agree, I have no faith in these Tories saying they'll stop Boris & a No Deal. They're much like all… https://t.co/6aBAJfwigQ @owenbooth what an amazing twitter feed!By Christmas the following will be clear: #brexit is a catastrophically bad idea #BorisJohnson is a catastrophicall… https://t.co/g7X7p9lASOUnbelievably sickening to see these crowds of racist #Trump supporters chanting their hatred. Can there be any doub… https://t.co/gFGpCHViVPYou may shoot me with your words, You may cut me with your eyes, You may kill me with your hatefulness, But still,… https://t.co/1Y1XFfCQqw
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7/18
2019
@niven_govinden big ups!!! xxx
7/17
2019
@albinomerkin https://t.co/vZqJZx5OgKSad to hear that the mighty #Johnnyclegg has died. Pioneering musician & activist whose mixed race band defied apar… https://t.co/oN9S2qajVq @realDonaldTrump "filthy language, statements & lies" yup, a nice summation of the garbage that spouts forth from y… https://t.co/2jUXCBDUiu @michael_chessum @SarahChampionMP & by far & away a bigger betrayal of her constituents who will be impoverished by… https://t.co/GQb2j7iZrw @_ninaellis under the pavement, the beach. Under the beach, the Frankfurt school? 🙃 @ernestopriego awesome!!! @marinab52 ha, interesting. In the book I'm currently writing (sort of set in 2099) A.I resurrects celebrities so t… https://t.co/yjZWh2BjJY @nikeshshukla So sorry to hear this. My daughter is also 2 & I can only imagine how traumatic & upsetting this must be.Cleric preaches "fat women don't go to Heaven": woman deplatforms him. She is a goddess. https://t.co/3wyYpnIN4W
Retweeted by James Miller @ememess @neilhimself @Peculiar Yes, huge thanks to Stephen Jones. Those anthologies were superb! @marinab52 yes, exactly.... it's just a shame that we're also going to be thrown onto the pyre as well.Revisiting these old anthologies from the mid 90s when I was fortunate enough to be published alongside some of the… https://t.co/KZwAAVvV1T
7/16
2019
@chris_power @KayEngels @PressPeninsula excellent. I have a sort of on-going argument in my head about what it mean… https://t.co/5zcGol2ea6 @KayEngels @chris_power @PressPeninsula I need to read this. My experience of 22 months with a daughter is epic, in… https://t.co/XjzRhfkmhpBy mid November I guarantee we will all be looking back at Theresa May's premiership with nostalgic affection.… https://t.co/ZSJFmUbDbL @LeaveEUOfficial Don't forget that if we crash out with No Deal & there's a hard border in N Ireland Congress will… https://t.co/Wgkrr1RcckFound in the depths of the interwebs. https://t.co/yipU6R26XC
Retweeted by James Miller @BorisJohnson The votes of approx 100k elderly xenophobes is not a mandate. If it's no deal your premiership will be v short & v unpopular.I certainly enjoyed this trilogy of experimental fiction by Agustin Mallo @FitzcarraldoEds although I can't believe… https://t.co/WQVSj8wl1X
7/15
2019
Great reviews "I loved my time at the detention centre. It was exciting when I was separated from my parents & lock… https://t.co/jNrhhnrcjYIf you're two years old then the Olafur Eliasson exhibition is amazing @Tate https://t.co/u9ElXk0RSFStill trying to come to terms with the fact that i really don't like 90% of "contemporary art" #grumpyoldmantweetsAt the Olafur Eliasson exhibition Tate Modern. Just got told off trying to blow out the piece "I grew up in solitud… https://t.co/goLifdnN3L.@thatginamiller is a true natonal hero. Perhaps our last hope against the inevitable catastrophe of Johnson & the… https://t.co/2pFVI741Ai
7/14
2019
big up @hernameisBANKS fine new album, ice cold angst, lush vocals and some heavyweight rhythms... https://t.co/FkPpL19UOG
7/13
2019
From today if not before it's brutally plain that Brexit is about the Trumpification of the UK; sovereignty bought… https://t.co/kEw7PU8qeq
Retweeted by James MillerIf it wasn't for righteous basslines I'd have pretty much lost all hope by now TUNE! 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 https://t.co/Ev9zaUjY94I’m so sad: about the state of the world, the state of our country, the state of our politics and the state of my o… https://t.co/jVWxVTl15A
Retweeted by James MillerRemember, we're now living in a #bananakingdom. https://t.co/kENtiT8kttThis is terrifying. My daughter will still be a young woman in 2050 living in a world transformed beyond recognitio… https://t.co/o7sINyrJUu
7/11
2019

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