Robert Phillips

Robert Phillips has edited and written over thirty books, including volumes of poetry, story and essay collections, three of which were named a “Memorable Book of the Year” by the New York Times. His most recent book of poems, Breakdown Lane, was runner-up for The Poets’ Prize. He has received an Award in Literature and Creative Writing from The American Academy of Arts and Letters, a CAPS Grant from the New York State Council on the Arts, a National Public Radio Fiction Prize, a Pushcart Prize, the Enron Teaching Excellence Award, fellowships from Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, and the Djerassi Foundation, among others. In 1998 he was named a John and Rebecca Moore Scholar at the University of Houston.

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