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Carl Phillips

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 19990210, 19980622

The author of In the Blood, winner of the Morse Poetry Prize, and Cortege: Poems, a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Lambda Literary Award, Phillips' newest book From the Devotions is hailed by critics as his best yet.  This collection continues Phillips' exploration of the romantic landscape of desire.  He reads from his work and talks about his poetry.

| Subject Matter: Romantic Landscape, Desire, Critical Acclaim | Interview Year: 1998 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Morse Poetry Prize |

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