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New Publication

Philip Burton’s next pamphlet collection, titled His Usual Theft is to be published in May 2017 by Indigo Dreams (pub.) The Indigo Dreams publishers, Ronnie Goodyer and Dawn Bauling, jointly won the ed Slade award for services to poetry in 2015.  His Usual Theft is a hope-filled…
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Recent Successes

2018 The Carpenter won First prize in the National Arts Centre Jack Clemo (interdenominational Christian) poetry competition. End House received a Highly Commended award in the Pendle War Poetry competition and is in the anthology. Blessed Fair Sonnet won the Horwich…
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Recent Publications

Three of Philip’s poems are to be re-published by Scholastic in their anthologies in 2015: My Cat has a Bell (PETS), Caterpillar Salad Rap, and I’d Like to Pat Apatosaurus (DINOSAURS). Philip’s poem Two Piano Tuners is to be published…
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Recent Competition Wins!

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…
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