Poetry. NAVIGATION is a 25-year retrospective look at the work of Dennis Phillips, from his first book in 1985, The Hero Is Nothing, to the most recent fine-print edition, Study for the Possibility of Hope (2010). Arguably one of the most overlooked of poetic innovators working in California over the last thirty years, Phillips' is a profound and moving voice, tirelessly testing the limits of poetic language and its place in the world. About his work, Paul Vangelisti has written: "Dennis Phillips, a poet's poet, a true, in Heidigger's words, 'shepard of Being.'"
Born in Los Angeles in 1951, Dennis Phillips is the author of MEASURES (Talisman House, Publishers, 2013), NAVIGATION, SELECTED POEMS 1985-2010 (Otis Books/Seismicity Editions, 2011), and twelve previous books of poetry. He lives and works in Pasadena, California.Author City: PASADENA, CA USA