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New Publication

Philip Burton’s pamphlet collection, titled His Usual Theft was 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 poetic voyage…
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Successes

2021 THE BEACHCOMBER is included in the anthology titled NEW CONTEXTS, Coverstory books (PUB), 2020, Ed. Ian Gouge.    I GOT MAGIC is published in WORKTOWN WORDS edition 13 Magic. THE SIGHT OF AUTUMN won Third Prize in the Horwich Writers NATURE poetry competition 2020, and in in the anthology.   …
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AWARDS

HOW TO PAINT A MARIGOLD won second prize in the Rhyme and Reason poetry competition 2015. The judge, Terry Jones, said of it: ‘This is a wonderful, elegant poem. I love the way the carefully managed thought process flows through…
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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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