Author: Anna Lena Phillips Bell

Works Published by UNT Press


— Vol. 24: of Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry

Published: April, 2017  Pages: 84 

In this debut collection, Anna Lena Phillips Bell explores the foothills of the Eastern U.S., and the old-time Appalachian tunes and Piedmont blues she was raised to love. With formal dexterity—in ballads and sonnets, Sapphics and amphibrachs—the poems in Ornament traverse the permeable boundary between the body and the natural world. more... about Ornament

  • Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry in Poetry 2016
  • North Carolina Poetry Society's Brockman-Campbell Book Award Honorable Mention