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Phillip Hall Phillip Hall i(A20769 works by) (a.k.a. Phillip Gijindarraji Hall; Skin Name: Jabala)
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal Gudanji ; Aboriginal
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1 Phillip Hall Reviews Robert Harris’s The Gang of One : Selected Poems Phillip Hall , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 15 August no. 92 2019;

— Review of The Gang of One : Selected Poems of Robert Harris Robert Harris , 2019 selected work poetry

'In ‘The Day’, Harris writes a stunning eschatology for Gough Whitlam. For Harris the dismissal was ‘the day of deceit’, ‘the day to lose heart’. As I write this review, I too am demoralized and anxious, despite the beta-blockers. In the crisis of another general election, the causes of a progressive and civil society have again been defeated. And in our election wash-up, the ALP seeks a new leader. Tanya Plibersek, our Kiwi-model hope, has already withdrawn her candidacy for the top job, citing family reasons (this does not appear to be an obstacle for her male colleagues). In this society, is any male (really) a ‘gang of one’? And while I hear the self-referential humor implied in the title, I also find myself butting up against its hyperbole: the allusion to romantic nonsense of one-off, singular (almost always male) creative genius. Will Connie Barber, Barbara Fisher and Grace Perry (amongst so many others) also be recognized/celebrated with the Selected/Collected milestone?' (Introduction)

1 6 y separately published work icon Fume Phillip Hall , Crawley : UWA Publishing , 2018 12902457 2018 selected work poetry

'Phillip Hall writes from the edge: the edge of language; the edge of mental illness; and, from the perspective of a non-Indigenous poet and teacher standing at the edge of Indigenous culture and community carrying generosity and love alongside the ongoing trauma of dispossession. This is a volume intensely interested in language and the self-care required in precarious lives.' (Publication summary)

1 Dreaming Inside : Phillip Hall Reviews Voices fron Junee Correctional Centre Volume 5 Phillip Hall , 2018 single work review
— Appears in: Verity La , October 2018;

— Review of Dreaming Inside : Voices from Junee Correctional Centre 2017 anthology poetry
1 Their Words Blaze : Too Deadly : Our Voice, Our Way, Our Business Phillip Hall , 2018 single work review
— Appears in: Verity La , July 2018;

— Review of Too Deadly : Our Voice Our Way Our Business 2017 anthology poetry short story autobiography prose
1 Phillip Hall Reviews Quinn Eades and Gabrielle Everall Phillip Hall , 2018 single work essay
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 February no. 84 2018;

'St Ignatius of Loyola is supposed to have said: ‘Give me a boy until the age of seven, and I will own the man’. Well, the Baptists had me for a lot longer than my first seven years, and subsequently, I have lived a most conventional life. My politics might be progressive but my instincts are terribly conservative. These two books are indispensable because, in bearing witness to the scarring caused by homophobia, inequality and unsafe socialisation, they disrupt prejudice, including my own, and celebrate plurality. Eades and Everall are not just great poets. They are buoys of hope.' (Introduction)

1 Sky Country i "… swept to scudding mist and manna,", Phillip Hall , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain : An Australian Journal of Ecopoetry and Ecopoetics , August vol. 4 no. 2 2017;
1 Gudanji Old Moon Curlew i "a sliver of crescent-shaped light", Phillip Hall , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain : An Australian Journal of Ecopoetry and Ecopoetics , August vol. 4 no. 2 2017;
1 y separately published work icon Borroloola Class Phillip Hall , Canberra : Recent Work Press , 2017 14705229 2017 selected work poetry

'Borroloola Class is painterly, resonant, songlike, a beautifully crafted collection of poems expressing deep-felt gratitude to, and respect for, the Borroloola mob, many of the poems here dedicated to the Borroloola people. There is a conversational intimacy that imbues this collection with warmth and energy, commencing with the story of Hall being made a Gudanji friend and then walking through Country with deep reverence. Phillip Hall uses a variety of poetic forms and expressions articulating complex issues of place theory, postcolonialism and ecocriticism. There is exhilaration and vitality in the flow and cadence of the language, a celebration of being on Country, of kinship and friendship. Lyrical imagery is interspersed with bare boned honesty about the damages of corporate greed. Hall’s poetry upholds the abiding presence of the lore and law of Country and its people, expressed so eloquently.' (Publication summary)

1 Samuel Wagan Watson : Monster's Ink Phillip Hall , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: Rabbit , no. 21 2017; (p. 134-140)

'Monster's Ink is, predominantly, a collection of prose poetry where the message is delivered in a powerfully direct and lyrically interrogative voice...' (Introduction)

1 Millad Mob Da Best! i "we likem dat Borroloola Rodeo", Diwurruwurru , Phillip Hall , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: Rabbit , no. 21 2017; (p. 8-10) Fire Front : First Nations Poetry and Power Today 2020; (p. 60-61)
1 Poplars Stripped Bare : Mental Health and Other Catastrophes in the Poetry of Grace Perry Phillip Hall , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain : An Australian Journal of Ecopoetry and Ecopoetics , June vol. 4 no. 1.1 2017;
1 Phillip Hall Reviews Gularabulu by Paddy Roe (with Stephen Muecke) Phillip Hall , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain [Online] , February 2017;

— Review of Gularabulu : Stories from the West Kimberley 1983 selected work criticism life story oral history
1 Phillip Hall Reviews Breaking the Days and the Leaves Are My Sisters by Jill Jones Phillip Hall , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain [Online] , February 2017;

— Review of Breaking the Days Jill Jones , 2015 selected work poetry ; The Leaves Are My Sisters Jill Jones , 2016 selected work poetry
1 From Garden to Gallery i "In the Garden I cross the threshold of glasshouses", Phillip Hall , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 March vol. 57 no. 1 2017;
1 Fizzer i "Outside a locked hospital room, I'm standing", Phillip Hall , 2017 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 76 no. 2 2017; (p. 112-113)
1 The Mother Load : Consolation and Happiness in Lorraine McGuigan’s Blood Plums and Lucy Williams’ Internal Weather Phillip Hall , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Verity La , February 2017;

— Review of Blood Plums Lorraine McGuigan , 2014 selected work poetry ; Internal Weather Lucy Williams , 2014 selected work poetry
1 A Review of Olive Knight, The Bauhinia Tree : The Life of Kankawa Nagarra Olive Knight Phillip Hall , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , vol. 61 no. 1 2016; (p. 276-278)

— Review of The Bauhinia Tree : The Life of Kankawa Olive Knight Olive Knight , 2016 single work biography
1 Dawn Song i "I strode through the bush in the Gulf's full-moon half-dark", Phillip Hall , 2016 single work poetry
— Appears in: Westerly , vol. 61 no. 1 2016; (p. 164-165)
1 Philip Harvey Reviews Drowning in Wheat by John Kinsella Phillip Hall , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain [Online] , August 2016;

— Review of Drowning in Wheat : Selected Poems John Kinsella , 2016 selected work poetry
1 Phillip Hall Reviews Thinking the Antipodes by Peter Beilharz Phillip Hall , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Plumwood Mountain [Online] , August 2016;

— Review of Thinking the Antipodes : Australian Essays Peter Beilharz , 2015 selected work essay
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