Philip Gerard

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Philip Gerard is the author of seven books, eleven documentary scripts, and numerous short stories and essays. He chairs the Department of Creative Writing at UNC Wilmington. For more information about Philip, please visit his website.

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Thursday Commentary
3:33 pm
Thu November 17, 2011

Strike Vote

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As the deciding vote in a teacher's strike, Philip Gerard must choose with whom he sides--

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Thursday Commentary
3:03 pm
Mon November 7, 2011

Backyard Boat

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Visiting his grandfather as a child, Commentator Philip Gerard found the boat eternally docked to a neighbor's back porch laughable.

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Thursday Commentary
12:58 pm
Thu October 6, 2011

Moving Man

"For a summer I worked..."

Wilmington NC –

Philip Gerard is the author of seven books, eleven documentary scripts, and numerous short stories and essays. He chairs the Department of Creative Writing at UNC Wilmington. .

 

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Thursday Commentary
3:39 pm
Thu September 22, 2011

Juvenile Delinquents

"Freedom. I was ten years old..."

Wilmington NC –

Philip Gerard is the author of seven books, eleven documentary scripts, and numerous short stories and essays. He chairs the Department of Creative Writing at UNC Wilmington.

 

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Thursday Commentary
1:45 pm
Thu September 8, 2011

Three Escaped Convicts

"It was a scenario right out of a slasher matinee..."

Wilmington NC –

Philip Gerard is the author of seven books, eleven documentary scripts, and numerous short stories and essays. He chairs the Department of Creative Writing at UNC Wilmington. .

 

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Thursday Commentary
1:03 pm
Thu August 25, 2011

Civil Spirits

"During the summers of my childhood..."

Wilmington NC –

Philip Gerard is the author of seven books, eleven documentary scripts, and numerous short stories and essays. He chairs the Department of Creative Writing at UNC Wilmington.

 

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Thursday Commentary
9:15 am
Thu August 11, 2011

The Crane

"Just when we kids had resigned ourselves to another boring, hot summer..."

Wilmington NC –

Philip Gerard is the author of seven books, eleven documentary scripts, and numerous short stories and essays. He chairs the Department of Creative Writing at UNC Wilmington. .

 

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Thursday Commentary
10:24 am
Thu June 16, 2011

Next Stop, The Twilight Zone

"Bob and I had been hitchhiking since sun-up. It was now mid-afternoon..."

Wilmington NC – Philip Gerard is the author of seven books, eleven documentary scripts, and numerous short stories and essays. He chairs the Department of Creative Writing at UNC Wilmington.

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Thursday Commentary
1:22 pm
Thu June 2, 2011

The Summer Game

"My boyhood from age six to twelve was one long baseball game..."

Wilmington NC – Philip Gerard is the author of seven books, eleven documentary scripts, and numerous short stories and essays. He chairs the Department of Creative Writing at UNC Wilmington.

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Thursday Commentary
11:39 am
Thu May 19, 2011

Lessons in Administration

"One way or another I've been running a Creative Writing program or department for the past dozen years..."

Wilmington NC – Philip Gerard is the author of seven books, eleven documentary scripts, and numerous short stories and essays. He chairs the Department of Creative Writing at UNC Wilmington.

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