James Phillip McAuley (12 October 1917 – 15 October 1976) was an Australian poet who also composed hymns. He was a Catholic whose hymns were used in Catholic liturgy and now by other denominations. McAuley was born in Lakemba, Sydney. His first book of verse, Under Aldebaran, was published in 1946. He died of liver cancer in Hobart.
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- Coleman, Peter. "James McAuley: A Poet in Politics". The Rathouse. http://www.the-rathouse.com/PC_PoetinPolitics.html. Retrieved 2006-12-24.
- Ritchie, John; Diane Langmore (eds). "McAuley, James Phillip (1917 - 1976)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University. http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A150192b.htm?hilite=James%3BMcAuley. Retrieved 2006-12-24.