Emilia Phillips, 2021. (Photo by Felipe Troncoso.)

Emilia Phillips (they/she) is a poet, writer, and reviewer. They are the author of four poetry collections from the University of Akron Press, including Embouchure (2021), and four chapbooks. Winner of a 2019 Pushcart Prize and a 2019–2020 NC Arts Council Fellowship, Phillips’s poems, lyric essays, and book reviews appear widely in literary publications including The Adroit Journal, Agni, American Poetry Review, Gulf Coast, The Kenyon Review, New England Review, The New York Times, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. They are a faculty member in the MFA Writing Program and the Department of English and cross-appointed faculty in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at UNC Greensboro.

Phillips is at work on a new poetry collection as well as a collection of lyric memoirs called Wound Revisions. They spent three years writing craft essays for the Ploughshares Blog. They are also in the initial stages of a digitization project that will feature contemporary poetry broadsides in an open access online gallery and they continue to review new collections of poetry.

  • 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
  • Bestiary of Gall cover
  • Signaletics by Emilia Phillips cover
  • Embouchure by Emilia Phillips cover

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