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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

2019 Philip’s poem Garland, Nut, Figures and Grace won a highly commended award in the Federation of Writers (Scotland) 2019 Vernal Equinox Poetry Competition. The judge was Stephen Watt. The judge commented, “Formidable story-telling, bringing both context and a dark…
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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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