Gerard, Philip

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GERARD, Philip

GERARD, Philip. American, b. 1955. Genres: Novels, Plays/Screenplays. Career: Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, visiting assistant professor of English, 1981-82, writer in residence, 1983-86; Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, NY, assistant professor of English, 1986-89; University of North Carolina at Wilmington, associate professor of English, 1989-, acting director of professional and creative writing, 1990-91, director, 1991-98. Publications: NOVELS: Hatteras Light, 1986; Cape Fear Rising, 1994; Desert Kill, 1994. NONFICTION: Brilliant Passage, 1989; Creative Nonfiction: Researching and Crafting Stories of Real Life, 1996; Secret Soldiers: The Story of World War II's Heroic Army of Deception, 2002; Writing a Book That Makes a Difference, 2000; (ed. with C. Forche) Writing Creative Nonfiction, 2001. TELEVISION DOCUMENTARY SCRIPTS: River Run-Down the Cape Fear to the Sea; Hong Kong-A Little England in the Eastern Seas; Hong Kong-An Absolute Money Machine; Hong Kong-The Future of Freedom. Author and performer of radio essays for public radio. Contributor of stories and articles to periodicals. Address: Department of Creative Writing, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC 28403, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected];