Philip Kevin Paul
Philip Kevin Paul is a member of the WSÁ,NEC Nation from the Saanich Peninsula on Vancouver Island. His work has been published in BC Studies, Literary Review of Canada, Breathing Fire: Canada’s New Poets, and An Anthology of Canadian Native Literature in English. He works with the University of Victoria’s Department of Linguistics, to ensure the preservation of the SENCOTEN language, and with the University of North Texas. His first book of poetry, Taking the Names Down from the Hill, won the 2004 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize; his second, Little Hunger, was shortlisted for the 2009 Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry. I’m Still Your Pitiful One, his third book of poetry, is forthcoming this fall from Nightwood Editions.