• Houghton, Phil

    Phil Houghton is a poet and keen fell-walker, based in the Ullswater area of Cumbria.  His work is often influenced by wild landscapes and he has been widely published in both anthologies and poetry magazines. His poem ‘Ark’ about a dipper was highly commended by Alice Oswald in the Words by the Water/Mirehouse poetry competition.

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