Rowan Ricardo Phillips is a Whiting Writers' Award winning author. His latest book, Heaven, will be published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux this June. The Ground, also published by FSG, was the recipient of the PEN/Osterweil Award for Poetry and the GLCA New Writers Award. His writing on soccer has appeared in The Paris Review and Howler. He teaches in the Creative Writing Program at Princeton and tweets under @RowanRicardo.