Poets Gala Mukomolova and Phillip B Williams read from and discuss their work, with Creative Writing MFA faculty Camille Rankine.
Phillip B. Williams is a Chicago, IL native and author of Thief in the Interior, winner of the 2017 Kate Tufts Discovery Award and a 2017 Lambda Literary award. He received a 2017 Whiting Award and 2013 Ruth Lilly Fellowship. Phillip is the co-editor in chief of the online journal Vinyl and currently teaches at Bennington College.
Gala Mukomolova is the author of Without Protection (Coffee House Press 2019) and the chapbook One Above One Below: Positions and Lamentations (YesYes Books 2018). She received her MFA from the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan. Her past residencies include Vermont Studio Center, Six Points Fellowship for Emerging Jewish Artists and The Pink Door. In 2016, Gala was a recipient of the 92nd St.Y Discovery Prize. She writes astrology for NYLON and is cohost of the podcast Big Dyke Energy.