Mr. Memory & Other Poems named a Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Learn more here.

A new review of Mr. Memory & Other Poems is in The Huffington Post. Read more here.

A review of Mr. Memory & Other Poems appears in the November/ December 2016 issue of American Poetry Review. Purchase a copy of the magazine here.

Phillis will be a member of the poetry workshop faculty at the 2018 Palm Beach Poetry Festival.

An in-depth interview with Phillis Levin, conducted by Sharon Dolin, is forthcoming in Literary Matters.

New poems appear in Poetry (March 2017) and The Plume Anthology of Poetry 5 and have recently been published in The Poet’s Quest for God: 21st Century Poems of Faith, Doubt, and Wonder.

Phillips Exeter Academy hosted Phillis Levin as the Lamont Poet for spring 2016.

Mr. Memory & Other Poems was published by Penguin Books on March 29, 2016.

"Four Tesserae," a quartet of essays from her memoir-in-progress, was selected by Robert Atwan, series editor of The Best American Essays 2015, for Notable Essays and Literary Nonfiction of 2014.


Upcoming Events

An Evening with Phillis Levin, Jay Deshpande & Anton Yakovlev
The Hudson Valley Writers' Center
300 Riverside Drive
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

O. B. Hardison Poetry Series: John Burnside & Phillis Levin
Elizabethan Theatre
Folger Shakespeare Library
201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
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Phillis Levin & Peter McDonald
Boston University
Katzenberg Center, 3rd Floor
CGS, 871 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
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Bash #39: Christina Davis, Kythe Heller, and Phillis Levin
Black Ocean Publishing Studio
6 Vernon Street, 3rd Floor (Studio 33)
Somerville, MA 02145
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OCTOBER 28 & OCTOBER 29, 2017
Master Class at Poets House
Saturday 2:00PM to 6:00PM; Sunday 12:00PM to 4:00PM
Poets House
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282
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Allan K. Smith Reading Series
Trinity College
Smith House (Reese Room)
123 Vernon Street
Hartford, CT 06106

JANUARY 15 - 20, 2018
2018 Palm Beach Poetry Festival
Delray Beach Center for the Arts
51 North Swinton Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444
Poetry Workshop (by application): 15-20 January
Craft Talk16 January at 2:00PM
Poetry Reading: 18 January at 8:00PM
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Recent Readings & Other Events

APRIL 28, 2017
Reading & Discussion: Phillis Levin & Christina Pugh
Book Culture
536 West 112th Street, New York, NY 10025

APRIL 22, 2017
Reading & Book Signing
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
Poetry Stage
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089

APRIL 13, 2017
New York Institute of Technology
Northern Boulevard at Valentines Lane
Old Westbury, NY 11568

FEBRUARY 28, 2017
A Reading in Tribute to a Literary Friendship: Molly Peacock & Phillis Levin
NYU Bookstore, New York, NY

FEBRUARY 9, 2017
MadHat Press / Plume Poetry Reading at AWP 2017
The Atrium - Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church, Washington, DC

OCTOBER 20, 2016
On the Edge of Creation and Translation Symposium
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, moderated by Miguel-Angel Zapata
Bi-Lingual Poetry Readings with Jotamario Arbeláez (Colombia), José Carlos Cataño (Spain), Yusef Komunyakaa (USA), Phillis Levin (USA),
Madeline Millán (Puerto Rico)

SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, Flushing, NY

JUNE 28, 2016
Rutgers-Camden Summer Writers’ Conference, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ
Conference Faculty: Poetry Reading and Craft Seminar

MAY 6, 2016
The YMCA of Greater Syracuse, Downtown Writers Center, Syracuse, NY

MAY 2, 2016
Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY

APRIL 28, 2016
Lafayette College, Easton, PA

APRIL 26, 2016
Book Culture on Columbus, New York, NY

APRIL 13, 2016
Lamont Poetry Series, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH

APRIL 1, 2016
AWP Conference, Los Angeles, CA
Panelist, "The Return of Aphrodite's Daughter: Rhetoric in Contemporary Poetry" (with Sharon Dolin, Blas Falconer, Phillis Levin, Christina Pugh, and Rosanna Warren)

MARCH 30, 2016
LACE Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Launch Reading for The Plume Anthology of Poetry 4

NOVEMBER 6, 2015
Tribute to Tomaž Šalamun, The NYU Writers House, New York, NY (with Joshua Beckman, Phillis Levin, Matthew Rohrer, Dara Wier, and Drenka Willen)

JUNE 4, 2015
Poetry London Summer 2015 Launch at Kings Place, London, UK (featuring Mark Ford, Phillis Levin, and Wayne Holloway-Smith)

FEBRUARY 16, 2015
KGB Monday Night Poetry Series, KGB Bar, New York, NY (featuring Michael Broder and Phillis Levin)

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