Rhea Seren Phillips

PhD Researcher in Welsh Poetry, Swansea University

Rhea Seren Phillips is a PhD researcher at Swansea University. She thesis focuses on how Welsh poetic forms and metre could reconsider and engage with a contemporary Welsh cultural identity.

Rhea’s interests are Welsh history, mythology, language, tradition and poetry. She is also interested in traditional poetic forms and metres, international mythology and history.

She has been published in The Edge of Necessary: Welsh Innovative Poetry 1966 – 2018; Molly Bloom; Soapbox; Cheval 11; Poetry Wales; Envoi; The Lonely Crowd S4C: Heno, Gogoneddus Ych-a-Fi; Gogoneddus Ych-a-Fi: an exhibition of work by contemporary Surrealists; and The Luxembourg Review (2017).


  • –present
    Ph.D Student of Creative Writing, specialising in Poetry and Poetic Forms and Metre, Swansea University


  • 2014 
    Swansea University, MA

Grants and Contracts

  • 2010
    Creative Writing
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