Robert Walton

Robert Walton lives in Hotwells, Bristol. He has a PhD from Cardiff University, where he taught Creative Writing until last year. His second collection, Sax Burglar Blues, was shortlisted for Wales Arts Review’s Book of the Year 2018. In 2020 and 2021, he won the North American Festival of Wales Poetry Prizes and was highly commended in the Troubadour International competition, as he was in the Desmond O’Grady International Poetry Award 2022. A member of The Spoke collective, he often performs in collaboration with musicians and other artists, facilitates community workshops and hosts poetry events in Bristol and North Somerset. 




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