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Helen Phillips

Assistant Professor

Location: 3108 Boylan Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x3646
Fax: 718.951.4612

Helen Phillips is the author of the novel THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT (Henry Holt, 2015), the short story collection SOME POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS (Henry Holt, 2016), and the inter-genre collection AND YET THEY WERE HAPPY (Leapfrog Press, 2011), which was named a Notable Collection by The Story Prize. She is also the author of HERE WHERE THE SUNBEAMS ARE GREEN (Random House Children's Division/Delacorte Press, 2012), a children's adventure novel that has been published internationally as UPSIDE DOWN IN THE JUNGLE. She is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer's Award, the Italo Calvino Prize in Fabulist Fiction, The Iowa Review Nonfiction Award, the DIAGRAM Innovative Fiction Award, and the Meridian Editors' Prize. Her work has been featured on PRI's Selected Shorts, and has appeared in the New York Times, the Atlantic, and Tin House, among many others.

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