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Patrick Phillips

American Poet, Professor & Translator; Finalist for National Book Award

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Patrick Phillips Biography

Patrick Philips was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He earned a BA from Tufts University, an MFA from the University of Maryland, and a PhD in English Renaissance literature from New York University. He is the author of the poetry collections "Chattahoochee" (2004), winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award, "Boy" (2008), and "Elegy for a Broken Machine" (2015), a finalist for the National Book Award. Through his poems, Philips frequently tells stories of earlier generations of his white, working-class family’s life in Birmingham, Alabama; in his work, he also grapples with race relations, the complex and violent dynamics of family relationships, and parenthood.

Phillips’ first book of nonfiction, "Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America," was published by W. W. Norton and named a best book of 2016 by The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and Smithsonian.

His work has appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Poetry, Ploughshares, and The Nation, and his honors include the Kate Tufts Discovery Award, a Pushcart Prize, and the Lyric Poetry Award from the Poetry Society of America. Phillips teaches writing and literature at Stanford.

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Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America

Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America

Elegy for a Broken Machine: Poems

Elegy for a Broken Machine: Poems

Boy: Poems

Boy: Poems

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    Speaking fees for Patrick Phillips, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that Patrick Phillips charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Patrick Phillips, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Patrick Phillips?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Patrick Phillips for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Patrick Phillips for your next private or corporate function.
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American Poet, Professor & Translator; Finalist for National Book Award

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Patrick Phillips Biography

Patrick Philips was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He earned a BA from Tufts University, an MFA from the University of Maryland, and a PhD in English Renaissance literature from New York University. He is the author of the poetry collections "Chattahoochee" (2004), winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award, "Boy" (2008), and "Elegy for a Broken Machine" (2015), a finalist for the National Book Award. Through his poems, Philips frequently tells stories of earlier generations of his white, working-class family’s life in Birmingham, Alabama; in his work, he also grapples with race relations, the complex and violent dynamics of family relationships, and parenthood.

Phillips’ first book of nonfiction, "Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America," was published by W. W. Norton and named a best book of 2016 by The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and Smithsonian.

His work has appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Poetry, Ploughshares, and The Nation, and his honors include the Kate Tufts Discovery Award, a Pushcart Prize, and the Lyric Poetry Award from the Poetry Society of America. Phillips teaches writing and literature at Stanford.

Patrick Phillips Videos

  • Patrick Phillips Talks About What Drew Him to Poetry - YouTube

Patrick Phillips Books

FAQs on booking Patrick Phillips

  • How to book Patrick Phillips?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Patrick Phillips for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Patrick Phillips, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Patrick Phillips or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Patrick Phillips?

    Speaking fees for Patrick Phillips, or any other keynote speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The amount that Patrick Phillips charges to speak often varies according to the circumstances, including their schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Patrick Phillips, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Patrick Phillips?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Patrick Phillips for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Patrick Phillips for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Patrick Phillips or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Patrick Phillips or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Patrick Phillips is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Patrick Phillips for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Patrick Phillips generally travels from Stanford, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Mary Karr, Ana Castillo, Benjamin Lerner, Kwame Alexander and Simon Lovell. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Patrick Phillips for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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  • Patrick Phillips Talks About What Drew Him to Poetry - YouTube

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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