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SBU’s Rowan Ricardo Phillips’ Poetry Featured in “New Yorker”

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Associate Professor Rowan Ricardo Phillips

Rowan Ricardo Phillips, an associate professor of English and director of the Poetry Center at Stony Brook University, has a poem from his new book, Heaven (Farrar, Straus and Giroux: May 2015), featured in The New Yorker.

Listen to Phillips read his poem, “Measure for Measure,” or click here to read it in The New Yorker.

Phillips is the author of The Ground: Poems (2012) and the critical volume When Blackness Rhymes with Blackness (2010). He received a 2013 Whiting Writers’ Award, the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award and the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award for Poetry. Phillips is a judge for this year’s National Book Award for Poetry; winners will be announced on November 19.

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