Wilson Writers Series Features Poet Emilia Phillips

Thursday, April 10

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Patterson Lounge, Laird Hall

WILSON WRITERS SERIES
FEATURES POET EMILIA PHILLIPS

Poet Emilia Phillips will read from her new work, Signaletics, at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 10, as part of the annual Writers Series at Wilson College. The reading, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Laird Hall’s Patterson Lounge. Refreshments will be served. Phillips is the 2013-14 Gettysburg College Emerging Writer and author of Signaletics (University of Akron Press, 2013) and two chapbooks including Bestiary of Gall (Sundress Publications, 2013). Her poetry appears in Agni, The Kenyon Review, Narrative, Poetry Magazine, and elsewhere. She’s the recipient of the 2012 Poetry Prize from The Journal, 2nd Place in Narrative’s 2012 30 Below Contest, and fellowships from Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, U.S. Poets in Mexico, and Vermont Studio Center. She is the prose editor for 32 Poems, and a staff member at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference. For news, poems, and her blog of creative writing exercises, visit http://emiliaphillips.com.

Each semester, the Department of English and Mass Communications sponsors poets, novelists, prose writers, or creative non-fiction authors to visit campus and present readings of their latest works. Past writers presented in the series have included Scott Hightower, John Gery, Richard Katrovas, Diane Vance, and Laurel Black. The readings are announced at the beginning of each semester and are free and open to the public

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