Philip Burton

Philip Burton (1945, E), poet, resident in Lancashire, had a Welsh grandfather, and has family in Haverfordwest.  Philip’s poems have appeared in The Swansea Review, Skald, Gentle Reader, The Seventh Quarry, The Yellow Crane, Borderlines and Interchange.  In 2019, Philip held four First prizes concurrently in poetry competitions: the National Arts Centre Jack Clemo, 2019; the Horwich Writers, 2018;the Sandwich (Kent) Poet of the Year, 2018; and the Barn Owl Trust, 2017.  He won the 2021 East Riding poetry competition, and was commended by the Poetry Society for a poem on the subject of dyslexia.

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