Inside the Ambulance Box


Join Andrew for a reading from The Ambulance Box and from newer works. At the heart of this reading is an exploration of the emotional and spiritual ramifications of loss. His poems ask how we should live when we and our faith are transformed by loss.

Andrew Philip is part of a significant group of younger Scottish poets gaining recognition throughout and beyond the UK. He has published two pamphlets and a full collection of his work, The Ambulance Box (Salt, 2009), which was shortlisted for the Seamus Heaney Centre Prize for Poetry 2010, the Scottish Arts Council first book award 2010 and the Aldeburgh First Collection Prize 2009.

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