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Individual Author Record

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Genre: C:ADULT Poetry

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Phillips lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Xandria Phillips is a poet and visual artist originally from rural Ohio. They are the author of Reasons For Smoking, which won the 2016 Seattle Review chapbook contest judged by Claudia Rankine. Their poem "For a Burial Free of Sharks" won the 2016 Gigantic Sequins poetry contest judged by Lucas De Lima. Xandria is the poetry editor at Honeysuckle Press, and a teaching artist for Winter Tangerine's NYC workshops. Their work is featured or forthcoming from Virginia Quarterly Review, Black Warrior Review, Crazyhorse, West Branch, and elsewhere.


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Awards

-- ''Hull'', -- *2021 Whiting Award,

-- *Lambda Literary Award for Trans Poetry for Trans Poetry, 2020

-- *JUDITH A. MARKOWITZ AWARD

-- *LONGLISTED, HEARTLAND BOOKSELLERS AWARD