The Aha! Moment: Carl Phillips, Judge for the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize

Michael Bourne
From the May/June 2014 issue of
Poets & Writers Magazine

The current judge for America’s oldest and most prestigious first-book prize for poets discusses his encounter with the poems from Blue Yodel, Ansel Elkins’s 2014 prize-winning collection, which will be published next year by Yale University Press.