Phil Hall won the 2011 Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry in English, for his book of essay-poems Killdeer.
He also won the 2012 Trillium Book Award for Killdeer. This book has also been published in a French translation by Rose Després (Éditions Prise de parole, 2015).
Hall has published many books and chapbooks of poetry, and has taught writing at universities or colleges, including York University, Queen’s University, The Banff Centre for the Arts, and the University of Ottawa.
His most recent publications are: Conjugation (BookThug, 2016), Guthrie Clothing: The Poetry of Phil Hall—a Selected Collage (Sir Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2015).
He originated The Page Lecture Series at Queen’s University in 2013, and continues as its Director in association with the Queen’s English Department.
He lives near Perth, Ontario.
Phil will work with completed manuscripts of poetry, giving over-all assessments, substantive or line-edits, and he will mentor books of poems as required.