Phillip Grayson is a PhD student at St John’s University, where is currently completing a dissertation focusing on vision and morality in poetry, film, and fiction. His work focused on contemporary fiction, with a close analysis of Spike Jonze’s Her, John Ashbery’s “Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror,” and the novels of Thomas Pynchon.
In addition to his dissertation work, Grayson teaches Literature in a Global Context at St John’s as an Adjunct Faculty member. He has written conference paper and journal articles on topics ranging from medieval literature to film, and has written extensively on the author Alfred Jarry.
Grayson edited St John’s English journal, the Humanities Review in 2013, and is currently Associate Editor on the Watchung Review, the journal of the New Jersey College English Association and a member of the advisory board for Orbit: Writing around Pynchon.
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