Eclipse of the Sun

John Llewellyn Rhys Prize
Betty Trask Award
Whitbread First Novel Award (shortlisted)


Encore Award

The Face

Southern Arts Writers Award

Freak of Nature

Kay Blundell Trust Bursary

In addition, Phil has won recognition for his short fiction from the Independent on Sunday, the Ian St James Awards, and the Sheffield Thursday short story competition.

Phil Whitaker

'Whitaker is so genuinely inventive' - Spectator