Rowan Sits Down with Touré on THE TOURÉ SHOW:


“Ricardo Rowan Phillips wrote one of the great books of the year—The Circuit, a deep dive into the pro tennis circuit. It’s awesome and I love talking tennis so here we are geeking out about tennis. I had to do it! I love tennis!” –Touré

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.


"Song of Himself." [Commonweal Magazine]

"Poetry Chronicle." [New York Times]

"Treading nimbly: The poems of Rowan Ricardo Phillips." [New York Daily News]

The Ground. [Publishers Weekly]

"Rowan Ricardo Phillips: The Revenge of Unfinished Modernism." [The Project on the History of Black Writing]