Phillips, Dennis

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Dennis Phillips was born in 1951. In 1973 Phillips graduated from the California Institute of the Arts, having earned his BFA degree. In 1974 he moved to New York, where he undertook a year of study in the Graduate Classics Department at New York University. In 1979-1980, Phillips taught literature and writing with the Humanities Department at Otis Parsons Art Institute, and at the same time assumed responsibilities as poetry editor at L.A. WEEKLY. His experience as editor there led to his becoming book review editor at the important magazine SULFUR. From April 1985 until July 1988, Phillips served as Director and President of Beyond Baroque, the new writing collective located in Venice, California. Phillips currently holds a position as senior instructor in the Department of Liberal Arts and Science at the Art College of Design.

From the guide to the Dennis Phillips Papers, 1971 - 1998, (University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.)

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referencedIn Leland Hickman Papers, 1950-1991 University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
referencedIn Paul Vangelisti Papers, 1970-2009 Mandeville Special Collections Library
creatorOf Dennis Phillips Papers, 1971 - 1998 University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
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correspondedWith Allen, Donald Merriam, 1912- person
correspondedWith Andrews, Bruce, 1948- person
correspondedWith Benson, Steve, 1949- person
correspondedWith Butterick, George F. person
correspondedWith Corbett, William, 1942- person
correspondedWith DiPalma, Ray person
correspondedWith Eshleman, Clayton person
correspondedWith Fraser, Kathleen, 1937- person
correspondedWith Guest, Barbara person
correspondedWith Harryman, Carla person
correspondedWith Hickman, Leland person
correspondedWith Howe, Fanny person
correspondedWith Howe, Susan, 1937- person
correspondedWith Mackey, Nathaniel, 1947- person
correspondedWith Messerli, Douglas, 1947- person
correspondedWith Morrow, Bradford, 1951- person
correspondedWith Palmer, Michael, 1943- person
correspondedWith Ross, Joe, 1960- person
correspondedWith Scalapino, Leslie person
correspondedWith Silliman, Ronald, 1946- person
associatedWith Vangelisti, Paul person
correspondedWith Wakoski, Diane person
correspondedWith Waldrop, Rosmarie person
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American poetry--20th century
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