Philip Gerard http://whqr.org en Prologue Update: Listen to Philip Gerard http://whqr.org/post/prologue-update-listen-philip-gerard <div><strong>Update:</strong> Listen to award winning North Carolina author Philip Gerard speak about the Cape Fear River, his writing process, and &nbsp;his adventures writing&nbsp;<em>Down the Wild Cape Fear. </em>The below clip includes Gerard's interesting definition of a river:&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><p>_________________________________________</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 14:18:21 +0000 Jason Hess 40549 at http://whqr.org Prologue Update: Listen to Philip Gerard Friday Feedback for January 18, 2013 http://whqr.org/post/friday-feedback-january-18-2013 <p></p><p></p><p>An anonymous listener sent this:</p><blockquote><p>sewing...cooking chili...loving my dog...and listening to great jazz on a saturday night...thanks whqr :)</p></blockquote><p>Listener Peter sent in a pledge with this note:</p><blockquote><p>Being 70 years old, I don't have a lot of extra cash, but I listen almost every day at some point.</p></blockquote><p>Listener Joanna Puritz wrote on Wednesday night:</p><blockquote><p>What has happened to Smooth Landing?? That is about the corny music I have heard. Once in awhile but Honky Tonk for a Smooth Landing is not Smooth.</p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Cleve Callison 30316 at http://whqr.org Friday Feedback for January 18, 2013 Ticking Tomb http://whqr.org/post/ticking-tomb <p>Rickety chairs, a legend of a tinsmith and a woe-begone damsel waiting for her long-departed love: such is the stuff of any good ghost story.&nbsp;&nbsp; Commentator Philip Gerard revisits his formative years, and uncovers a surprise twist to a harrowing tale from his teens.</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 23:18:18 +0000 Philip Gerard 22791 at http://whqr.org Ticking Tomb North Carolina's Next Top Poet http://whqr.org/post/north-carolinas-next-top-poet <p>Wilmington, NC – If you're a poet and you know it, maybe you could be North Carolina's next Poet Laureate. The Arts Council is calling North Carolina the creative state, and says the Poet Laureate plays an important role as an ambassador for the arts.</p> Fri, 02 Oct 2009 19:59:41 +0000 4618 at http://whqr.org