Previous Writer to Writer Mentees
Spring 2019 Session
Phylise Smith is a dancer poet from Los Angeles County. She's received writing conference scholarships and has studied poetry at various workshops and abroad including Tin House, Winter Tangerine, 92nd Street Y in New York, Poets on the Coast in Seattle and other places. Phylise's poetry focuses upon identity, femininity, the marginalized, and family. She has served as a reader for Expo Review and her poetry has been published in aaduna.org, Selkie Lit, Los Angeles Calendar and other places. Phylise has published online and in Los Angeles Print Journals.
Phylise Smith worked with Kristi Maxwell.