Phillip Barron is a poet and philosopher.
His first book of poetry, What Comes from a Thing, won the 2015 Michael Rubin Book Award and was published by Fourteen Hills Press. Elsewhere, his poems appear in New American Writing, Brooklyn Rail, Fourteen Hills, and Janus Head. He is a member of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers and served as the 2012 editor of Squaw Valley Review.
Currently a PhD student in the Philosophy Department at the University of Connecticut, Barron has taught courses in philosophy and digital humanities at colleges and universities in California and North Carolina. He also worked for many years as a digital media specialist at the National Humanities Center. At UConn, he is a member of the Artificial Intelligence, Mind, and Society (AIMS) research group.