Philip Neilsen

Philip Neilsen’s most recent poetry collection, Wildlife of Berlin (UWAP, 2018), was shortlisted for the Kenneth Slessor Prize in the 2019 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.

He teaches poetry writing at the University of Queensland.


Muhammad Ali and beauty 

PoetryThe discipline of Nijinsky’s dance the precision of Bach’s improv  the reach of Woolf’s spacetime  the audacity of Brontë’s narrative  the originator of hip-hop rhyme the strength of beehives under siege  the shuffle of a hummingbird  the velocity of blurred summer  the redress too feeble, too late  of...

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