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.
Growing up in a Philadelphia apartment above a liquor store, poet Ellen Bass thought her childhood was "the most mundane, pedestrian, unpoetic world you could possibly live in," but after many years and the death of her parents, she finds herself ...
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