Emilia Phillips

Emilia Phillips

Email: eaphill6@uncg.edu
Office: MHRA 3310



MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry), Virginia Commonwealth University
BA in English, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Research Interests

Contemporary poetry, queer poetry and poetics, poetry of medicine and the body, creative nonfiction, lyric essays, lyric hybrid forms, poetry broadsides, digital humanities

Selected Publications

  • Nonbinary Bird of Paradise. Akron, OH: University of Akron Press, 2024.
  • Embouchure. Akron, OH: University of Akron Press, 2021.
  • Empty Clip. Akron, OH: University of Akron Press, 2018.
  • Groundspeed. Akron, OH: University of Akron Press, 2016.
  • Signaletics. Akron, OH: University of Akron Press, 2012.

Awards and Honors

  • New Faculty Research Award Grant, UNCG Office of Research and Engagement, 2018–2019
  • Friedlaender Award, UNCG Department of English, 2017–2018
  • StoryQuarterly Nonfiction Prize, StoryQuarterly, 2015
  • Peter Taylor Fellowship, Kenyon Review Writers’ Workshop, 2015
  • Bread Loaf Fellowship, Bread Loaf Writers’ Workshop, 2013
  • Mérida Fellowship, U.S. Poets in Mexico, 2013
  • Editor’s Choice in the Akron Poetry Prize, University of Akron Press, 2012
  • The Journal’s Poetry Prize, The Journal, 2012