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Akron Art Library - North Hill Collection

Philip Metres - Night, Come Tenderly, Hold Us, 2020 artwork

Philip Metres - Night, Come Tenderly, Hold Us, 2020 - Inkjet printed postcard

About the Artist

Philip Metres
Lives in Cleveland, Ohio

Philip Metres is the author of ten books, including Shrapnel Maps (2020) and The Sound of Listening: Poetry as Refuge and Resistance (2018). His work has garnered fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Lannan Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Ohio Arts Council. He has won the Adrienne Rich Award, three Arab American Book Awards, the Cleveland Arts Prize, and the Hunt Prize. He is professor of English and director of the Peace, Justice, and Human Rights program at John Carroll University.