Patrick Phillips

Patrick Phillips

Patrick Phillips' first book of nonfiction, Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America was published by W. W. Norton in 2016, and named a Best Book of the Year by the New York Times, the Boston Globe, and Smithsonian. It was also a finalist for the American Library Association's Carnegie Medal, PEN"s Galbraith Award in Nonfiction, and the Barnes & Noble Discover Prize. Phillips is the author of three poetry collections, Chattahooche, Boy, and Elegy for a Broken Machine, which was a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award. He lives in Brooklyn and teaches at Drew University.

"In the Beginning"

Poetry
July 24, 2013