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Poet Philip Schultz Recalls a Life-Long Struggle in 'My Dyslexia'

Click for poems by Schultz: http://to.pbs.org/qdrkLK Philip Schultz won acclaim and a Pulitzer Pr ...

Philip Schultz

Philip Schultz is the author of My Dyslexia, a memoir; The Wherewithal, a novel in verse; and seven collections of poetry, including the Pulitzer Prize–winning Failure. The founder and director of the Writers Studio, he lives in East Hampton, New York.

Books by Philip Schultz

  1. Book CoverLuxury: Poems


    "Philip Schultz’s poems have long since earned their own place in American poetry. His stylistic trademarks are his great emotional directness and his intelligent haranguing—of god, the reader, and himself. He is one of the least affected of American poets, and one of the fiercest." —Tony HoaglandMore

  2. Book CoverMy Dyslexia


    “A success story . . . proof that one can rise above the disease and defy its so-called limitations on the brain.”—Daily BeastMore

  3. Book CoverThe Wherewithal: A Novel in Verse


    “Gripping, eloquent, moving, this is a powerful tale about what remains hidden and/or unspeakable in history.” —Elie WieselMore