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Phillips (Dennis) Papers
MSS 0223  
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Papers of Dennis Phillips, Los Angeles poet, novelist and professor in the Humanities and Science Department at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.
Dennis Phillips was born in 1951. In 1973 Phillips earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, graduating from the California Institute of the Arts. In 1974 he moved to New York City, where he undertook a year of study in the Graduate Classics Department at New York University. From 1979 to 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 there as editor led to becoming the book review editor at the literary 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.
16 Linear feet (40 archives boxes, 1 map case folder)
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.