Phil Hall has been publishing poetry in Canada since the early 70s & is the author of many books & chapbooks.
His book of essay-poems, Killdeer (2011), won the Governor General's Literary Award for Poetry in English, as well as Ontario’s Trillium Book Award.
His most recent trade books are: Guthrie Clothing: The Poetry of Phil Hall – A Selected Collage (2015), and Conjugation (2016).
His most recent chapbooks are: Notes on Assemblage (2017), The Interrupted (with Erín Moure, 2017), and Alternative Girders (with Stuart Kinmond, 2018).
In 2015, Killdeer was translated into French by the NB Acadian poet Rose Després & published as Le pluvier kildir by Éditions Prise de parole.
He has taught widely and been in residence at Queen’s University, the University of Ottawa, Sage Hill, the Pierre Berton House, and elsewhere.
He is a valued editor and mentor of poetry manuscripts. He is the founder and Director of The Page Lectures at Queen’s University.
Forthcoming from Pedlar Press in Newfoundland and Labrador: Niagara & Government (2020).
And this year he is Writer-in-Residence at UNB in Fredericton.