The Paris Review's Rowan Ricardo Phillips joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about the European who crashed the all-American US Open women's semifinals, how the blue clay of Flushing is shaping the tournament, and how he traverses the tennis multiverse with the sport in his bones. (He's a poet.) Produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with music by Lee Rosevere.


Rowan Ricardo Phillips discusses Heaven: Poems at the 2017 AWP Book Fair. FROM THE PUBLISHER: "Who the hell's heaven is this?" Rowan Ricardo Phillips offers many answers, and none at all, in Heaven, the piercing and revelatory encore to his award-winning debut, The Ground.

With Alexander Hamilton.

With Alexander Hamilton.

‪"God bless us everyone!"  A CHRISTMAS CAROL marathon hosted by Housing Works Books and sponsored by Penguin Classics (photo credit: Tea Obreht). ‬

‪"God bless us everyone!" 

A CHRISTMAS CAROL marathon hosted by Housing Works Books and sponsored by Penguin Classics (photo credit: Tea Obreht). ‬

Standing room only for a reading at the University of Virginia, 19 October 2016.

Standing room only for a reading at the University of Virginia, 19 October 2016.

Poet Rowan Ricardo Phillips reads the poem "Boys" from his poetry collection "Heaven" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), shortlisted for the 2016 International Griffin Poetry Prize. The reading took place at Koerner Hall in Toronto, Canada on June 1, 2016. Learn more about the Griffin Poetry Prize at http://www.griffinpoetryprize.com.




Click here for a video-annotated explanation of Rowan Ricardo Phillips' "The Barycenter" by McGill University Physics Professor Robert Rutledge.


Rowan Ricardo Phillips spoke at the House of SpeakEasy's Seriously Entertaining show Altered States on September 22, 2015, at New York's City Winery.


Georgetown University

Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice Readings & Talks Series 2014-2015 September 30, 2014 Poet iRowan Ricardo Phillips reads in Copley Formal Lounge at 8:00 PM. Introduction by Professors Carolyn Forché and Dinaw Mengestu.

University of California, Berkeley

(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Rowan Ricardo Phillips, award-winning poet, literary and art critic, and translator reads to an audience at UC Berkeley. His first collection of poems, "The Ground: Poems" was published in 2013. Recorded on 04/03/2014.



Alexis Cuadrado's POETICA at Seeds::Brooklyn. Music by Alexis Cuadrdo, Poetry by Rowan Ricardo Phillips and Melcion Mateu. Alexis Cuadrado (Bass), Miles Okazaki (guitar), Andy Milne (keyboards), Tyshawn Sorey (drums), Melcion Mateu (Poetry: Catalan), Rowan Ricardo Phillips (Poetry: English). [photo by Jaume Soler]

Alexis Cuadrado's POETICA at Seeds::Brooklyn. Music by Alexis Cuadrdo, Poetry by Rowan Ricardo Phillips and Melcion Mateu.

Alexis Cuadrado (Bass), Miles Okazaki (guitar), Andy Milne (keyboards), Tyshawn Sorey (drums), Melcion Mateu (Poetry: Catalan), Rowan Ricardo Phillips (Poetry: English). [photo by Jaume Soler]

Harvard University

Rowan Ricardo Phillips presents a reading of poems and translations from his collection, THE GROUND, as well as excerpts from his forthcoming collection, HEAVEN---in conjunction with his "Reinventing the Workshop" event at Harvard. Date: February 25, 2014 For more information, visit hcl.harvard.edu/poetryroom.

 

Harvard University

In the second installment in the Poetry Room's series "Reinventing the Workshop," Rowan Ricardo Phillips questions the teleology of "competency" in the workshop and explores ways to align the ethos of the workshop with the idea of the lyric as a choral structure. Recorded at the Woodberry Poetry Room, Harvard University.

Rampa Gallery, Istanbul

At Rampa Istanbul the poet and art critic Rowan Ricardo Phillips sits down for a talk with the artist, Vahap Avşar, to discuss Avsar's Black Album from multiple perspectives.