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Center for African American Poetry and Poetics (CAAPP) & the ULS Collection

A guide to the signed books by CAAPP event authors that are held in the University Library System collection.

Xandria Phillips & Keith Wilson - Spring 2020

Xandria Phillips, 2020, courtesy of CAAPP

Conversation with Xandria Phillips

January 15, 2020

Presented in partnership with City of Asylum and August Wilson House.

Xandria will present on compiling research and its creative application in their first book, HULL, and through their present and projected work in both literary and visual form. Xandria is a CAAPP Dream Space Resident, in partnership with City of Asylum and August Wilson House. During their time in residency, Xandria will be using artist studio space at Radiant Hall in the Northside.


Xandria Phillips

Xandria Phillips is a poet and visual artist from rural Ohio. Xandria has received fellowships from Oberlin College, Cave Canem, Callaloo, and the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, where they are the First Wave Poetry Fellow. Their poetry has been featured in American Poetry Review, Black Warrior Review, Crazyhorse, Poets.Org, Virginia Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. Their first book, HULL was published by Nightboat Books in 2019.


Location and Address
Alphabet City
40 W. North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Keith Wilson, courtesy of CAAPP

Keith Wilson with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
February 13, 2020 - 7:00pm

Poet and game designer Keith Wilson performs with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, as the 2020 CAAPP-City of Asylum Dream Space Resident.


Location and Address
Alphabet City
40 W. North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Keith Wilson in Hillman Library