"The Beatitudes of Malibu" (Rowan Ricardo Phillips)

"The Pacific encircles me. Slowly. As though it doesn’t trust me."

"The Pacific encircles me. Slowly.
As though it doesn’t trust me."

U.S.A. / 2014

"Born and raised in New York City, poet, literary and art critic, and translator Rowan Ricardo Phillips earned a BA at Swarthmore College and a PhD at Brown University. He is the author of the poetry collections The Ground (2012) and Heaven (2015), which was a finalist for the National Book Award." – Bio via Poetry Foundation.

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