Birtill covers his favourite themes of death, relationships and mental illness with his usual brand of dark humour and deep-veined irony - definitely not for the faint-hearted.
“Packed with short, sharp, witty and irreverant observations.”
Robert Lloyd Parry, Ham & High
“A kind of anti-Laureate who makes Philip Larkin sound life affirming”
“His stark and hard-hitting verse skillfully echoes the neuroses of life.”
Harry Eyres, Financial Times
“Time and again his dark humor hits the mark.”
John Cooper Clarke