Robert Hilles is a poet and novelist. Author of 19 books: Including, A Gradual Ruin and Cantos from a Small Room a Governor General's Award winner. Newest books: Partake, 2010, Black Moss Press - and Time Lapse, 2012, Black Moss Press.

My Website with information on my books and more poems:


My Youtube Channel with readings of a number of my poems:


Kindle version of Higher Ground for Canadians readers can be downloaded at: 

Kindle Version of Higher Ground for the US and International readers can be downloaded at:

ebook version of A Gradual Ruin for Canadians only can be downloaded at: 

Time Lapse at Amazon.ca: 
  • Location:
    Kenora, Ontario
  • Joined:
    5 years ago

Reading Lists

20 Published Works

Featured work.

Winter Hours by Robert Hilles

Social data: 118K reads. 223 votes. 152 comments.

Description: In his fourteenth book of poetry, Partake, Governor General’s Award winning poet Robert Hilles writes frankly about the death of his younger brother from cancer. He travels to Chiang Mai in northern Thailand to grieve and heal and through these poem...

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