Phillis Levin is an American poet. She is the author of four volumes of poetry, Temples and Fields (1988), The Afterimage (1995), Mercury (2001), and May Day (2008). Her poems have appeared in such journals as The New Yorker, Grand Street, The Atlantic, Poetry, The Nation, Agni, The New Republic, The Paris Review, Literary Imagination, The Kenyon Review, PN Review, and Poetry London, and have been published in a broad range of anthologies. Her many honors include the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award for 1988, fellowships to The MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and The Liguria Study Center in Bogliasco, Italy, and the 2006 Richard Hugo Prize from Poetry Northwest. She is the recipient of a 2003 Fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation, and a 2007 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. She is currently a professor of English and the Poet-in-Residence at Hofstra University.