Phillis Levin: Reading & Book Signing at FIT

Phillis Levin is the author of five poetry collections, most recently Mr. Memory & Other Poems (Penguin Books, 2016), a finalist for the 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She is the editor of The Penguin Book of the Sonnet: 500 Years of a Classic Tradition in English (Penguin, 2001). Her honors include the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award, a Fulbright Scholar Award to Slovenia, the Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship, and fellowships from the Ingram Merrill Foundation, the Bogliasco Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Her work has appeared in AGNI, The Atlantic, The Best American Poetry, Kenyon Review, The Nation, The New Republic, The New Yorker, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Paris Review, Ploughshares, The Plume Anthology, Poetry, The Yale Review, and many other magazines and anthologies. She is a professor of English and the poet-in-residence at Hofstra University and lives in New York City.