Emilia Phillips (Creative Writing) has received a Pushcart Prize for her poem “Pathetic Fallacy,” and it will appear in 2019 The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses anthology. Phillips is the author of two poetry collections from the University of Akron Press, “Signaletics” (2013) and “Groundspeed” (2016), and three chapbooks. Her poems and lyric essays appear widely in literary publications including Agni, Boston Review, Ploughshares and Poetry. Her third book, “Empty Clip,” will be published by the University of Akron Press Spring 2018. Phillips is also at work on a new poetry manuscript, “Thunder Thighs,” a collection of lyric essays,“Wound Revisions,” and a series of craft essays for the Ploughshares blog. She is also in the initial stages of a digitization project that will feature contemporary poetry broadsides in a UNCG open access online gallery.