Christopher Horton's poems have appeared in The North, Poetry London, Poetry Wales, New Welsh Review, Ambit, Iota, Magma, Dreamcatcher, The Wolf, Stand, and in anthologies with Penned in the Margins, Broken Sleep Books, tall-lighthouse and Days of Roses. He was a prize winner in the National Poetry Competition and the Bridport Prize. He won first prize in the South Downs Poetry Festival Competition in 2021 and had another poem highly commended in the same year of the competition. He was also commended in the Verve Poetry Festival Competition, Highly Commended in the Walter Swan Award and shortlisted for the Canterbury Festival Poetry of the Year Competition in 2022.
His pamphlet, Perfect Timing, was released by tall-lighthouse press in 2021.