Phil’s short fiction is often infused with dialogue, humour and hapless protagonists. He is inspired by masters of the short form including George Saunders, Miranda July, Adam Marek, Lydia Davis, J.D. Salinger, Raymond Carver and Alice Munro.

Read a few examples of Phil’s short fiction or browse a selection of anthologies and publications featuring his work. View Phil’s prizes and short-listings.

Find out more about Phil’s writing experience, including courses, critiquing, editing and literature event reviews.

View public readings Phil has participated in, as well as short plays he has written and exhibitions he has been involved in.

Explore some projects, past and present, including collaborations and works in progress.

Once you’ve had a look around, why not get in touch?

About the website — This website was designed by Chris Jackson using WordPress with Elementor and Shapely. The main font is Poppins. It was originally a gift for Phil’s 40th (hence the ‘40’ easter egg) and Phil has been bastardising the site ever since.