Philip Gross is Professor of Creative Writing at Glamorgan University in South Wales, UK. His collection The water table won the T.S.Eliot Prize 2009. I spy pinhole eye was English-language winner of Wales Book of The Year 2010. Off road to everywhere is a Children’s Poetry Bookshelf choice. A new collection, Deep field, dealing with his father’s loss of language to aphasia, is due from Bloodaxe in November of this year.