Philip has recently gone from strength to strength with his competition work.
Gillian Clarke awarded A Fine Line Second prize in the Ilkley Literature Festival poetry competition 2013.
Flood won First prize (£200) in the Sentinel Quarterly poetry competition 2014.
STIR won First prize (£500) in the 2015 Teignmouth Poetry Festival Competition; the judge was Penelope Shuttle.
Read some of Philip’s competition winning poetry on the Poems page.