Phillip Barron


Portland, OR 97219

Author's Bio

Phillip Barron's first book of poetry, What Comes from a Thing, won the 2015 Michael Rubin Book Award and will be published by Fourteen Hills Press. Elsewhere, his writing appears or is forthcoming in New American Writing, Brooklyn Rail, Fourteen Hills, Janus Head, Orion, Saw Palm, and Radical Philosophy Review. He is a member of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers and served as the 2012 editor of Squaw Valley Review.

Publications & Prizes

What Comes from a Thing (Fourteen Hills Press, 2015)
Journals: , ,
Hinchas de Poesia
Janus Head
Prizes won: 

Nicolas Guillen Book Award (2019), Michael Rubin Book Award (2015), William Dickey Fellowship for poetry, Linda A. Ironside Fund for the Arts Award, Davis-Putter Scholarship, Jonathan Edwards Essay Prize

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Born in: 
Tampa, FL
Raised in: 
Greenville, SC
South Carolina
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Last update: Nov 18, 2019