Emilia Phillips

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Emilia Phillips is the author of three poetry collections from the University of Akron Press, most recently Empty Clip (2018) and Groundspeed (2016), and three chapbooks, most recently Beneath the Ice Fish Like Souls Look Alike (Bull City Press, 2015). Her poems and lyric essays appear widely in literary publications including Agni, Boston Review, Ploughshares, Poem-a-Day, Poetry, and elsewhere. She’s an assistant professor in the MFA Writing Program and the Department of English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Phillips is at work on a new poetry manuscript titled Thunder Thighs, a collection of lyric essays called Wound Revisions, and 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.

About her process while into the residency:

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