Phillip B. Williams

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2024 Participant · Fiction · Literary

Phillip B.  Williams
Phillip B. Williams

Phillip is a Chicago, Illinois native. He is the author of the debut novel Ours (Viking 2024), the full-length poetry collections Mutiny (Penguin Poetry), winner of the 2022 American Book Award; and Thief in the Interior (Alice James Books), winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. A nominee for the NAACP Image Awards in poetry, he is the recipient of a 2017 Whiting Award and fellowships from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Harvard Radcliffe Institute. He serves as a faculty member at the NYU MFA and Randolph College low-res MFA.

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Book Title(s)

  • OURS: a novel

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