AALBC.com LogoCopyright © 1997-2017, All Rights Reserved — https://aalbc.com — troy@aalbc.com — Tel: 347-692-2522

Carl Phillips

Carl Phillips is the author of a dozen books of poetry and two works of criticism.

He was born in Everett, Washington in 1959, and his family moved frequently around the United States. He earned a BA from Harvard, a MAT from the University of Massachusetts, and an MA in creative writing from Boston University. Before teaching English at the university level, he taught Latin at several high schools.

He is Professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis, where he also teaches creative writing.

Phillips was elected a chancellor of the Academy of American Poets in 2006, and since 2011 he has served as the judge for the Yale Series of Younger Poets.

★ Are you the author? Let us host your primary web presence; register a domain name and link it here.


Tell us how much you like Carl Phillips.

13 Books by Carl Phillips











Vote for Your Favorite Black Author of the 21st Century
African Men You Should Read 25 African Male Writers You Should Read
Vote for Your Favorite Black Author of the 21st Century

☆ Mission
To Celebrate Black Culture Through Literature and Literary Nonfiction to Readers of all Backgrounds and Ages; and Advocate for Independent Media

☥ About Us
Started in 1997, AALBC.com (African American Literature Book Club) is the largest, most frequently visited web site of its kind. More
Customer Service
Advertising Rates
Advertiser Login
Contact Us – FAQ
Give Us Feedback
AALBC on Pinterest AALBC on Facebook AALBC on Twitter
AALBC RSS Feed AALBC on Youtube Email AALBC