Tom Phillips (poet)

Review: Phillips’ Recreation Ground reviewed in The London Magazine

Tom Phillips’ newly published collection, Recreation Ground is reviewed by David Cooke in the June/July 2013 issue of The London Magazine. Tom Phillips has waited a long time before publishing this collection, but the wait has been worth it. Recreation … Continue reading

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Tuesday 19 March 2013: Two Rivers Press poets at Oxford Brookes

Where: The event will be held in the Music Room of Headington Hill Hall (see map) When: 6pm – 8.30pm Refreshments will be served. Tom Phillips lives in Bristol and is a freelance journalist, playwright, and currently completing a creative … Continue reading

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Review: Recreation Ground by Tom Phillips

The words with which Leontes announced to his Sicilian court his admission of guilt and his determination to seek forgiveness through a recognition of the everyday quality of life, a quality only recognisable to those whose eye is firmly based … Continue reading

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Recreation_GroundRecreation Ground by Tom Phillips (poet)


Tom Phillips s a writer based in Bristol, England, author of two pamphlets of poetry, ‘Burning Omaha’ and ‘Reversing into the Cold War’,and the full-length collection ‘Recreation Ground’ (Two Rivers Press, autumn 2012). Plays include ‘Man Diving’, ‘Hotel Illyria’,’Arbeit Macht Frei’ and solo show ‘I Went To Albania’. Tom is also currently studying for a PhD in creative writing at Reading University. He earns his keep by maintaining www.venue.co.uk.