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Patrick Phillips



Marion Ettlinger

Patrick Phillips is an award-winning poet, translator, and professor. “Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America” (Norton, September, 2016) is a work of history. A Guggenheim and NEA Fellow, his most recent book of poetry, “Elegy for a Broken Machine” (Knopf, March 2015), was a finalist for the National Book Award. Phillips lives in Brooklyn and teaches at Drew University.

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Scheduled events:
Class, Race, and Politics in America
The tightly intertwined issues of race and socio-economic status in the U.S. and how this is reflected in our politics.

Koffler Room 204 (Seats 304, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
History / Biography
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Victoria Bynum, Nancy Isenberg, Patrick Phillips
Moderator: Ibram X. Kendi
Race in America
Perspectives on the perennial issues of race and racism in American life.

Koffler Room 204 (Seats 304, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
History / Biography
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Koffler Patio (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Tim Z. Hernandez, Ibram X. Kendi, Patrick Phillips, Pamela Rotner Sakamoto
Moderator: Jim Nintzel

Books:
Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America
History / Biography
W. W. Norton
September 2016
ISBN 9780393293012
Hardcover, 304 pages
$26.95, INSTORE
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In 1912, a young girl's murder rocked the rural community of Forsyth County, Georgia, and led a mob of whites to lynch a black man on the town square. More/less

Elegy for a Broken Machine
Poetry
Knopf - PRH-KD
March 2015
ISBN 9780385353755
Hardcover, 80 pages
$26.00, INSTORE
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"The poet Patrick Phillips joins our list with a stunning collection of elegies that bear witness to the small beauties and inevitable losses of our transient life"--

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