Author Archives: Hesse Phillips

About Hesse Phillips

Hesse Phillips (she/they) is a graduate of GrubStreet's Novel Incubator Program. In 2019 they were longlisted for the Bridport Prize in Short Fiction. Their fiction has appeared in The Bridport Review and Embark: A Literary Journal for Novelists. Most recently, they were a finalist for the Irish Writers Centre Novel Fair 2022, where they met their agent. They hold a PhD in Drama from Tufts University and will talk your ear off about all things relating to Elizabethan theatre. Their unpublished novel, Lightborne, is about the death of Christopher Marlowe. Originally from Pittsburgh, Hesse now lives in Madrid, Spain.