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Philip Gross (born 1952) is a poet, novelist and playwright. He was born in Delabole, Cornwall and grew up in Plymouth. He lives in Penarth, South Wales, and was appointed Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Glamorgan in 2004, a position he still holds. He previously taught creative writing at Bath Spa University College.
Total Books: 50
On the 18th January 2010, Philip was announced as the 2009 winner of the T.S. Eliot Prize for his collection of poems, 'The Water Table'. In 1981 he won a Gregory Award and in 1982 won the National Poetry Competition.
In 2009, Cinnamon Press published a collaboration of poetry from Philip Gross with photographs from photographer Simon Denison, 'I Spy Pinhole Eye'. The collection was awarded the Wales Book of the Year prize on 30th June 2010.
His other poetry collections include The Ice Factory, Cat's Whisker, The Son of the Duke of Nowhere, I.D., The Wasting Game - all collected in "Changes of Address: Poems 1980-98", published by Bloodaxe Books, as are Mappa Mundi and The Egg of Zero.
He has published ten novels for young people - most recently "Going For Stone", "The Lastling" and "The Storm Garden" (Oxford University Press). He has also written plays, work for radio, a children's opera and collaborated with musicians, painters, dancers and other writers. He also wrote 'Plex', a short children's horror story as part of the Point Horror series.