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Carl Phillips

Carl Phillips
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Carl Phillips is the author of several books of poetry, including Silverchest, a finalist for the International Griffin Prize, and Double Shadow, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He is also the author of The Art of Daring: Risk, Restlessness, Imagination. Phillips teaches at Washington University in St. Louis.

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Carl Phillips

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February 16 - April 21, 2018

Meet Carl Phillips as he reads from his new collection of poems, Wild is the Wind.

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Wild Is the Wind

Wild Is the Wind

A powerful, inventive collection from one of America's most critically admired poets

“What has restlessness been for?”

In Wild Is the Wind, Carl Phillips reflects...

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Wild Is the Wind

Carl Phillips
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A powerful, inventive collection from one of America's most critically admired poets

“What has restlessness been for?”

In Wild Is the Wind, Carl Phillips reflects...

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Reconnaissance

Carl Phillips
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A powerful, inventive collection from one of America's most respected poets

. . .There’s
a trembling inside the both...

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Making Callaloo

Making Callaloo

St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

This important book collects a wide range of fiction and poetry that first appeared in the pages of Callaloo, the premier literary journal devoted to African-diaspora literature and to Black...

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Silverchest

Carl Phillips
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A bracingly beautiful new collection from the author of Double Shadow

"After the afterlife, there's an afterlife."

In Silverchest,...

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Double Shadow

Carl Phillips
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A stunning new collection of poems from the author of Speak Low

Comparing any human life to "a restless choir" of impulses variously in conflict and at peace with one another, Carl Phillips,...

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Speak Low

Carl Phillips
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Speak Low is the tenth book from one of America's most distinctive—and one of poetry's most essential—contemporary voices. Phillips has long been hailed for work provocative in its candor,...

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Riding Westward

Carl Phillips
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

What happens when the world as we've known it becomes divided, when the mind becomes less able—or less willing—to distinguish reality from what is desired? In Riding Westward, Carl Phillips...

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Quiver of Arrows

Carl Phillips
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Quiver of Arrows is a generous gathering from Carl Phillips's work that showcases the twenty-year evolution of one of America's most distinctive—and one of poetry's most essential—contemporary...

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The Rest of Love

Carl Phillips
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Striking new poems from a writer whose "lyric gift . . . outstrips all diversionary maneuvers." (Carol Moldaw, The Antioch Review)

The light, for as far as
I can...

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Rock Harbor

Carl Phillips
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Wind as a face gone red with blowing,
oceans whose end is broken stitchery--

swim of sea-dragon, dolphin,
shimmer-and-coil, invitation. . . . You Know

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The Tether

Carl Phillips
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Graceful and resonant new work by a lyric poet at the height of his skill.

As I understand it, I could
call him. Though it would help,
it is not required that...

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