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Carl Phillips

Books by this author: Then the War
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  • Carl Phillips is the author of 15 books of poetry, including the 2020 collection Pale Colors in a Tall Field, from Farrar, Straus and Giroux. He is a professor of English at Washington University and served as the judge for the Yale Series of Younger Poets from 2010 to 2020. His many honours include the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, a Lambda Literary Award, an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Academy of American Poets Prize.
    Praise for Carl Phillips 'The writing dazzles with transcendent metaphors, complex connections and linguistic flourishes'
    Washington Post
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