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Phillip Lopate

Phillip Lopate is director of the nonfiction graduate writing programme at Columbia University. His essays, fiction, poetry and film and architectural criticism have appeared in many prestigious collections and journals.
The Art of the Essay: Notting Hill Editions
Michael Ignatieff, Phillip Lopate and Adam Mars-Jones celebrate the essay, the sine qua non of Notting Hill Editions. Cultural beacon Michael Ignatieff, who won the first NHE biennial award for his essay on Raphael Lemkin, is the ideal person to attest why this literary miniature is a form worth revitalising. Phillip Lopate, essayist and Columbia University professor of writing, launches Portrait Inside My Head...