Phillip B. Williams

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Visiting Faculty

Author of the book of poems Thief in the Interior, and recipient of the 2017 Whiting Award.

Barn 229
Office Hours: by appointment


Williams is the author of Thief in the Interior, winner of the 2017 Kate Tufts Discovery Award and finalist for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature (Poetry). He received a 2017 Whiting Award, 2013 Ruth Lilly Fellowship, and a Kenyon Review Writers Workshop fellowship. Williams is the co-editor in chief of the online journal Vinyl. He has been a visiting faculty member at Bennington since fall 2016.