Phillis Levin

Phillis Levin has poems forthcoming in Kenyon Review, The New Yorker, and Plume Poetry 8. Her newest collection, Mr. Memory & Other Poems (Penguin Books, 2016), was a finalist for The Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She is the author of four other collections and the editor of The Penguin Book of the Sonnet: 500 Years of a Classic Tradition in English. She lives in New York and teaches at Hofstra University.

  • How It Is

    Say how it is
  • In a Valley & Theorems of Reason

    Hello to the theorems of reason, hidden
  • To a New Chair | Bounty

    To a New Chair
  • As It Happens

    As it happens, there was nothing left, so much to do, a plethora
  • Lyre

    Because it hangs from the center of the sky,
  • On Either Side of the Word Lie

    The letters that must be taken away