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Glen Phillips Glen Phillips i(A4085 works by) (a.k.a. Glenly Roy Elliott Phillips; G. Phillips; G. R. E. Phillips)
Born: Established: 1936 Southern Cross, Southern Cross area, Northam - Southern Cross area, Southwest Western Australia, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Male
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Glen Phillips was educated in country town schools and Perth Modern School. He graduated with a Master of Education degree in 1967 from the University of Western Australia. He has served as President of the WA Branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers and taught English at Edith Cowan University.
Phillips was a founder-member and director of the performance poetry group Poetry in Motion and was a founder of the Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers' Centre. His co-project Landscape and You with artist Judith Dinham, a series of twelve videos, received a national media award after screening on SBS television in 1996.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2020 winner Ros Spencer Poetry Prize for 'Again'.
2018 shortlisted Tom Collins Poetry Prize for 'The Life of Caves'.

Awards for Works

Why Do Birds Fly into Windows? i "I wince at that thudding sound and find,", 2012 single work poetry
— Appears in: Landscapes , Winter vol. 5 no. 1 2012; (p. 107)
2011 highly commended Tom Collins Poetry Prize
Blood Sports i "All those years you never ran out of knives;", 1983 single work poetry
— Appears in: Poetry Australia , April no. 87 1983; (p. 11) Sacrificing the Leaves : poems 1988; (p. 12-13) Lovesongs, Lovescenes 1991; (p. 49) Sudden Alchemy : Selected Australian Poetry 1998; (p. 184)
1979 commended Tom Collins Poetry Prize
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