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
3:20 pm
Thu May 5, 2011

Weddings and A Funeral

"I got my start in administration in eighth grade in a very unlikely organization..."

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
1:00 pm
Thu April 7, 2011

Secret Serivce

"Not long ago, my wife Jill and I attended a professional conference in Washington D.C..."

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
10:23 am
Thu March 10, 2011

Curses, Misled Again!

"Before I was even old enough to read, I spent several hours of a long car trip tracing the letters of a book onto loose leaf paper..."

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
2:49 pm
Fri February 25, 2011

Maine Spring

"I can remember that defining moment as if it happened this morning..."

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
12:55 pm
Thu February 10, 2011

Words and Music

"John Cheever famously wrote that he was of the last generation of American men to wear hats; I think I was part of the last generation of college students for whom the guitar was a fixture of dormitory life..."

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
4:02 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

California Bound

"They picked me up at sundown on the Interstate 70 bypass around Denver..."

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
2:26 pm
Thu January 13, 2011

Models

"I am the youngest of three brothers. When we were kids, one of our perennial fads was building model cars..."

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
10:11 am
Thu January 6, 2011

The Facts Behind the Facts

"I was a cub reporter for a small weekly newspaper fresh out of college..."

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
11:28 am
Thu December 23, 2010

Interviewing Bill Blass

"I had been interviewing World War Two veterans all over the country for a book project..."

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
11:24 am
Thu December 9, 2010

Hang 'Em High

"It was back in the days when every little boy in America owned a toy six-gun and our national character was formed in half-hour TV episodes..."

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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