The Literary Magazine of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
Philip Schultz is the author of eight poetry collections, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Failure and his most recent collection Luxury, which was published in 2018. He has also published a memoir titled My Dyslexia and a novel in verse titled The Wherewithal. Schultz is the founder and director of The Writers Studio, a private school for fiction and poetry writing with both in-person and online classes, featuring branches in New York City, San Francisco, Tucson, and Rome. He has received a James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets, an American Academy of Arts & Letters Award, the Levison Prize from Poetry Magazine, and a National Book Award nomination. His work has appeared in The New Yorker,The Paris Review, Slate, Poetry Magazine, The Gettysburg Review, The Southern Review, and Five Points, among others, and he has received a Fulbright Fellowship in Poetry and a Guggenheim Fellowship. His new memoir Comforts of the Abyss: The Art of Persona Writing was published by W.W. Norton in 2022.