Philip is a gay, interracial writer born in Hollywood, Ca. to a Chicana mother and a white father. He earned an MFA in Fiction from San Francisco State University in 2017. He has published two chapbooks: The Flowers in My Mothers’ Name (Nonfiction) by Nomadic Press, which had three initial printings and is now available through Black Lawrence Press, and Rocks (Fiction & Poetry) as a writer-in-residence at Alley Cat Bookstore. His fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and photography have appeared in Vogue UK, The Atticus Review, The Los Angeles Review, The Tusk, Cipactli, and Beyond Words Literary Magazine, The Racket, River Styx, Inlandia, The Blueshift Journal, The Tusk, and more. He has received a scholarship to the New York Summer Writers Institute at Skidmore University, the Redwood Empire Mensa Prize for Nonfiction, and Honorable Mention for a fiction short story from Glimmertrain. He currently lives with his boyfriend in the Bay Area of California, where he continues his ongoing, sacred mission to find the perfect burrito.
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