Governor General’s Award winner and two-time nominee for the Griffin Poetry Prize Phil Hall will be serving as the University of New Brunswick’s Writer-in-Residence from Fall 2018 through Winter 2019. Phil is available to writers at the University of New Brunswick and the wider literary community for one-on-one or group consultations, workshops, and readings. His residency is sponsored by the University of New Brunswick Fredericton’s Department of English, Faculty of Arts, The Fiddlehead, the Canada Council for the Arts, and Arts New Brunswick.
As the author of 17 collections including Killdeer, the 2011 winner of the Governor General’s Award for poetry and the 2012 Trillium Book Award, Phil Hall’s 45 years of writing and publishing have firmly established his place among the pantheon of Canada’s greatest poets. His most recent trade books are: Guthrie Clothing: The Poetry of Phil Hall—A Selected Collage (Sir Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2015), Le pluvier kildir, translated by Rose Després (Prise de parole, 2015), and Conjugation (BookThug, 2016). His most recent chapbooks are: Notes on Assemblage (JackPine Press, 2017), An Egregore (Apt. 9 Press, 2017), and (with Erín Moure) The Interrupted (Beautiful Outlaw, 2017). He has taught widely, and been in residence also at Queen’s University, the University of Ottawa, Sage Hill, the Pierre Berton House, and elsewhere. Phil is the Director of The Page Lectures at Queen’s University. He is an assemblage artist & a banjo player. He lives near Perth, Ontario.
To schedule an appointment, please email P.Hall1@unb.ca or call 506-458-7400.