Emilia Phillips

Emilia Phillips

Emilia Phillips is the author of two poetry collections from the University of Akron Press, Signaletics (2013) and Groundspeed (2016), and three chapbooks, most recently Beneath the Ice Fish Like Souls Look Alike (Bull City Press, 2015). Her poems and lyric essays appear in Agni, Boston Review, Gulf Coast, the Kenyon Review, New England Review, Ninth Letter, Ploughshares, Poem-a-Day, Poetry, Verse Daily, and elsewhere. She received StoryQuarterly’s 2015 Nonfiction Prize, The Journal’s 2012 Poetry Prize, as well as the 2013–2014 Emerging Writer Lectureship from Gettysburg College and fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, The Kenyon Review Writers’ Workshop, U.S. Poets in Mexico, and Vermont Studio Center. With her third poetry collection Empty Clip now completed, Phillips is at work on new poems. Additionally, every month throughout 2016 and 2017, her craft essays will appear on the Ploughshares Blog. She is the Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Centenary University and, in Fall 2017, she will join the MFA Writing Program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro as an Assistant Professor of Poetry.

"The Showers"

Poetry
April 29, 2014