Xan Phillips

Xan Phillips is a poet and visual artist from rural Ohio. He is the author of the poetry collection Hull (2019), winner of the 2020 Lambda Literary Award for Trans Poetry, and the chapbook Reasons for Smoking (2018), selected by Claudia Rankine for the Seattle Review Chapbook Contest. The recipient of a Whiting Award and The Judith A. Markowitz Award for Emerging Writers, Xan has received fellowships from Brown University, Callaloo, Cave Canem, The Conversation Literary Festival, the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, the Sewanee Writers Conference, and the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics. Xan’s poetry is featured in Berlin Quarterly Review, Bomb Magazine, Crazyhorse, Poets.org, Virginia Quarterly Review, and elsewhere.

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