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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Road trips always seem to be filled with unexpected mishaps. 

Strike Vote

Nov 17, 2011
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As the deciding vote in a teacher's strike, Philip Gerard must choose with whom he sides--

Backyard Boat

Nov 7, 2011
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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.

Moving Man

Oct 6, 2011

"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. .

 

Juvenile Delinquents

Sep 22, 2011

"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.

 

"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. .

 

Civil Spirits

Aug 25, 2011

"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.

 

The Crane

Aug 11, 2011

"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. .

 

"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.

The Summer Game

Jun 2, 2011

"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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