Conversation: Poet Carl Phillips

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To read Carl Phillips is to enter a world of finely-wrought poems that explore mind and body, history and intimacy. Phillips is a professor of English and African-American Studies at Washington University in St. Louis and a much praised and honored poet. His 10th volume of verse has just been released. It’s called “Speak Low.”

Phillips joined me on the phone from his home in St. Louis:

Here is Phillips reading a few poems from “Speak Low”:

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