Rowan Ricardo Phillips

Rowan Ricardo Phillips is a poet, essayist and translator. His most recent book is The Ground (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux)He is the 2013 recipient of the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry. He lives in New York. 

Art / 1.4

Ghost Protocol

by Rowan Ricardo Phillips

photography Sheila Metzner

The only ghost there ever was, was was. Read more...

Fiction / Issue X

1776

by Rowan Ricardo Phillips

illustrator Guglielmo Castelli

The top of the new tower’s just gone up and I have to try it out, so I descend down slowly onto the tip of its spire. Read more...

Poetry / Issue IX

The Idea of Order

by Rowan Ricardo Phillips

illustrator Rosie Roberts

A Hawaiian shirt over a bulletproof vest,
Slumped in a beach chair, its back to the ocean.
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Poetry / Issue VIII

Ausiàs March’s Poema LXXXI

by Rowan Ricardo Phillips

illustrator Guglielmo Castelli

Like someone who sees himself close to death,
Stuck midst quizzed weathers and perilous seas,
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Poetry / Issue VIII

The Menace

by Rowan Ricardo Phillips

illustrator Guglielmo Castelli

See the world as a problem to be solved.
See the world as a problem to be loved.
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