Phil Owen is a writer and singer based in Bristol, interested in oral histories and traditions, community heritage and cultural geography. Much of his work focusses on cultures of voice, memory and place in the Wales/England border country. His writing has been published by journals including Doggerland, Something Other, and Uniformagazine, and presented at a range of venues across south Wales and the Westcountry. From 2010 to 2016, he and Megan Wakefield ran Tertulia, a platform event for experimental work using language and voice. In 2017, he was the inaugural writer-in-residence at Hestercombe, Somerset.