Maya Phillips

Brooklyn, NY

Author's Bio

Maya Phillips was born and raised in New York. Maya received her MFA in poetry from Warren Wilson's MFA Program for Writers. Her poetry has appeared in American Literary Review, At Length, BOAAT, The Gettysburg Review, Ghost Proposal, Hayden's Ferry Review, Vinyl, and more, and her arts & entertainment journalism has appeared in The New York Times, Vulture, Slate, The Week, American Theatre, and more. Her debut poetry collection, Erou, is forthcoming in fall 2019 from Four Way Books. Formerly the content editor & producer at the Academy of American Poets, Maya currently works as a web producer at The New Yorker and as a freelance writer. She lives in Brooklyn.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Erou
(Four Way Books, 2019)

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
New York, NY
Raised in: 
NY
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Last updated: Jan 14, 2019