P Burton-Morgan

P Burton-Morgan is a non-binary writer & director based in rural Somerset. In 2005 they founded touring theatre company Metta Theatre for which they have written/directed over 40 productions including Sherlock Holmes and the PoisonWood (Watermill), In the Willows (UK Tour), The Rhythmics (Southwark Playhouse). They won the 2020 WGGB award for musical theatre book-writing on In The Willows. Their verse play ‘You Lay Your Hand Backwards on My Heart’ was shortlisted for the Bolton Octagon Prize in 2016, and in 2022 they wrote a long-form narrative poem to accompany Handel’s Messiah in the West End. Their poetry has been published Propel Magazine and anthologized by Arachne press. In 2023 they completed their debut novel O – A Queer Odyssey which is currently on submission with United Agents.