Emilia Phillips Phillips

Contact Information

Office: MHRA 3310
At UNCG Since: 2017


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

Research Interests

Contemporary poetry, creative nonfiction, lyric essays, lyric hybrid forms, poetry broadsides, digital humanities

Selected Publications

  • EMPTY CLIP, a book of poems, University of Akron Press, 2018
  • GROUNDSPEED, a book of poems, University of Akron Press, 2016
  • BENEATH THE ICE FISH LIKE SOULS LOOK ALIKE, a chapbook of poems, Bull City Press, 2015
  • BESTIARY OF GALL, a chapbook of poems, Sundress Publications, 2013
  • SIGNALETICS, a book of poems, University of Akron Press, 2012

Awards and Honors

  • New Faculty Research Award Grant, UNCG Office of Research and Engsgement, 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



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