September 13, 2021

Phillip Larrea



Unclear on the Concept (2014-01-27) poem unrhymed

Phillip Larrea is the author of We the People and Our Patch. Since 2012, his poems have appeared in over 60 journals, anthologies and magazines in the U.S., Ireland, Canada and Asia. He is the winner of the 2013 New Frontier Prize for poetry, and has been nominated twice for the 2014 Pushcart Prize.

Paso Doble for the Working Girl (2014-02-24) poem unrhymed

And it's amazing how many arenas he occupies...

Minor Leaguer (2014-03-31) poem unrhymed

An enviable position, actually...

Brave New World, an Expert Opinion (2014-04-21) poem unrhymed

Is change good? Does it taste the same?

Love Poem (2014-05-19) poem unrhymed

"A poem about writing a love poem..."

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Phillip Larrea
Phillip Larrea

Phillip Larrea was born and raised in Sacramento, CA., lived in N.Y.C. and Northern New Jersey most of his adult life, but has since moved back to Sacramento "where the New York City winters aren't bleeding me." (Paul Simon - "The Boxer"). He studied poetry with Thom Gunn and Karl Shapiro at the University of California at Davis during the late seventies, and then all but abandoned writing until 2011. Since 2011, Phillip has had poetry published in over sixty journals and anthologies, is the author of Our Patch (Writing Knights Press), We the People (Cold River Press) and hundreds of non-fiction essays about the economic conditions of the average working household.