Phil Hall

Reading to launch anthology of local poets

A UWindsor professor is one of the editors of a book celebrating the talents of poets from the Windsor-Essex region.

Creative writing professor Susan Holbrook and Palimpsest Press publisher Dawn Kresan edited Detours: an anthology of poets from Windsor & Essex County, a showcase of the eclecticism that characterizes the region: the traditional and experimental, the academy and community, the established and emergent, the internationally renowned and promising apprentice.

Poet laureate to host writer-in-residence

Windsor’s poet laureate Marty Gervais will have words with UWindsor writer-in-residence Phil Hall on Thursday, but don’t worry—it’s all in the interests of art.

Both graduates of the University of Windsor, Gervais (MA 1972) and Hall (BA 1976, MA creative writing 1978) will discuss the latter’s work as part of the “Having Words” series of author talks hosted by the Arts Council Windsor and Region. The series promotes informal discussion about the craft of writing, exploring the challenges and joys related to poetry; events are free and open to the public.

Award-winning poet taking up campus residency

A free public reading of his work will introduce writer-in-residence Phil Hall to the campus community, Thursday, March 7, at 2:30 p.m. in Ambassador Auditorium’s Salon A.

Hall, a UWindsor alumnus (BA 1976, MA creative writing 1978), has begun a one-month appointment in the English department. Killdeer, a book of poems and essays, won the 2011 Governor General’s Literary Award for poetry, the 2012 Trillium Book Award, an Alcuin Design Award, and was nominated for the Griffin Poetry Prize.


Creative writing alumnus captures Governor General's Award for poetry

A University of Windsor graduate has won a coveted Governor General’s award for his latest collection of poetry.

Killdeer, a book of poems and essays by two-time UWindsor alumnus Phil Hall (BA 1976, MA creative writing 1978) won the 2011 Governor General’s Literary Award for poetry, the Canada Council for the Arts announced yesterday.


Alumnus shortlisted for poetry prize

Phil Hall published his first book of poetry while still an undergraduate studying drama and English at the University of Windsor.

The 1973 collection, Eighteen Poems, was printed in Mexico City, he recalls: “typeset by people who didn’t speak English. It was full of typos.”


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