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Carl Phillips: Wallace Stevens Poet

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Storrs Campus
Konover Auditorium, Dodd Center

The 53rd Wallace Stevens Poetry Program Reading

Referred to as one of the most original, influential, and productive of lyric poets in America, Carl Phillips is the author of a dozen books of poetry (including his debut collection, In the Blood, which won the Samuel French Morse Poetry Prize in 1992) and two books of criticism. His more recent books of poetry include Silverchest (2013, nominated for the Griffin Prize), Double Shadow (2011, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Poetry and finalist for the National Book Award), and Speak Low (2009, finalist for the National Book Award). His most recent collection, Reconnaissance, was published in September, 2015. Phillips is Professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis, where he also teaches creative writing. He was elected a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets in 2006, and since 2011 he has served as the judge for the Yale Series of Younger Poets.

Contact:

sean.forbes@uconn.edu

English Department (primary), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Connecticut Writing Project, Creative Writing Program, UConn Master Calendar

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