Issue 35, Final Fringe

Anna Lena Phillips

Poetry Editor

Anna Lena Phillips’s  writing appears in BlazeVOX, Open Letters Monthly, the Anthology of Appalachian Writers, and others. She is the recipient of the Southern Women Writers Conference’s 2012 Emerging Writers Award in poetry, a 2012 Nazim Hikmet Poetry Contest award, a 2011 Emerging Artist grant from the Durham County Arts Council, and 2008 and 2009 Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg prizes. She has been awarded residencies at Penland School of Crafts and the Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities. She received an MFA in creative writing from Emerson College in 2006. Her projects and pursuits are catalogued at One such project, a letterpress-printed, pocket-sized guide to poetic forms, is slated for release in 2013. Anna Lena is a founding editor of Fringe.


Published in Fringe...

  1. On Poetic Objects and Poetic Economies posted Monday, October 31, 2011 in
  2. Inside The World of 'Unskilled' Labor posted Monday, May 17, 2010 in

Fringe Blog Posts...

  1. Gown Bat Knot Four Cotton posted Friday, June 28, 2013 in
  2. Metta Sáma on animals, wildness, and the unugly posted Wednesday, June 12, 2013 in
  3. Molly Weigel on translation, floods, and Roy Orbison posted Saturday, February 23, 2013 in
  4. Remembering, and reimagining, Chicago's projects posted Thursday, August 30, 2012 in
  5. Lesley Wheeler on her forthcoming collection--and what to wear to a zombie lurch posted Monday, February 20, 2012 in
  6. Legend and variation from Jaydn DeWald posted Monday, December 5, 2011 in
  7. "Dear God, you worrywart," posted Monday, November 21, 2011 in
  8. Nathaniel Perry on writing with the land posted Thursday, September 15, 2011 in
  9. Molly Tenenbaum on poetry and music posted Monday, June 13, 2011 in
  10. Landscape design: three poems by Moriah L. Purdy posted Monday, May 23, 2011 in
  11. What is a map? Denis Wood and Tim Stallmann offer some answers posted Monday, May 2, 2011 in
  12. Cartographic poems posted Monday, March 21, 2011 in
  13. Lesley Wheeler on collaborations and the Calderstones posted Monday, November 22, 2010 in
  14. Interview with Arlene Ang posted Monday, February 1, 2010 in
  15. An interview with Rachel Dacus posted Monday, November 30, 2009 in
  16. O SAY CAN YOU SEE posted Thursday, September 24, 2009 in
  17. This weekend: SPARKcon! posted Thursday, September 17, 2009 in