Phil Arnold is a teacher, musician, composer, playwright and fiction writer living in Sydney, Australia. Though he spends most of his professional time directing community and school band programmes, he is also a freelance writer/editor, having had articles included professional magazines, and written several musical plays, all of which have been performed several times.
Phil has written fiction since childhood and completed a Masters degree in Creative Writing through the University of Sydney where he studied under award-winning novelist Sue Woolfe. Since then, he has had several short stories selected for publication in a variety of anthologies – most recently ‘Letter to Grandpa,’ which was short-listed for the Lane Cove National Short Story Award, and selected as winner of the Resident’s Prize.
In 2017 Philip published his first novel, Journey to Warudhar.