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.

Curses, Misled Again!

Mar 10, 2011

"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.

Maine Spring

Feb 25, 2011

"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.

Words and Music

Feb 10, 2011

"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.

California Bound

Jan 27, 2011

"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.

Models

Jan 13, 2011

"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.

"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.

"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.

Hang 'Em High

Dec 9, 2010

"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.

My Father's War

Nov 25, 2010

"My father used to tell me stories about the war, his war..."

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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