Phillip Lopate '64CC

Contributing writer

Phillip Lopate is the author of the essay collections Against Joie de VivreBachelorhoodBeing with ChildrenPortrait of My Body, and TotallyTenderlyTragically; and of the novels The Rug Merchant and Confessions of a Summer. His most recent books are Portrait Inside My Head and To Show and to Tell. He is the director of the non-fiction writing program at Columbia.