Emilia Phillips Photo by Tracy Tanner November 2017
Emilia Phillips, 2017 (Photo by Tracy Tanner)

Emilia Phillips (she/her/hers) is a poet, writer, and reviewer. She is the author of three poetry collections from the University of Akron Press, most recently Empty Clip (2018), and three chapbooks, including Hemlock (Diode Editions, 2019) and Beneath the Ice Fish Like Souls Alike (Bull City Press, 2015). Her poems and lyric essays appear widely in literary publications including Agni, American Poetry Review, The Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, Poetry, and elsewhere. She’s an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Poetry) at UNC Greensboro.

Phillips recently completed a new poetry manuscript titled Embouchure and a collection of lyric memoirs called Wound Revisions. She spent three years writing craft essays for the Ploughshares Blog. She is also in the initial stages of a digitization project that will feature contemporary poetry broadsides in an open access online gallery and she continues to review new collections of poetry for a number of publications.

  • Empty Clip by Emilia Phillips cover art, University of Akron Press, 2018
  • Groundspeed by Emilia Phillips (University of Akron Press, March 2016). Cover design: Amy Freels. Cover art: Hollie Chastain.
  • Beneath the Ice Fish Like Souls Look Alike by Emilia Phillips

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