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Phillip DePoy

Phillip DePoy

Author's Bio

Phillip DePoy began his professional career in 1965 with the Actors and Writers Workshop. He achieved a masters degree in performance art before becoming a writer in residence for the Georgia Council for the Arts and a nationally reviewed performance artist. In the 1980s he became the composer in residence for the Academy Theatre and in the 1990s he was the Artistic Director of Theatrical Outfit when it was first reviewed internationally. (Beowulf, which he directed, received review in London’s Plays and Players.) He has also been the director of two university theatre programs. DePoy is the author of the Flap Tucker mysteries (Shamus finalist) and the Fever Devilin novels, a stand-alone novel THE KING JAMES CONSPIRACY, and the non-fiction book THE TAO AND THE BARD. There have been forty-two productions of his plays throughout the United states. He is a recipient of the 2002 Edgar Award best mystery play.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
December's Thorn (St. Martin's Press, 2014), A Corpse's Nightmare (St. Martin's Press, 2011), The King James Conspiracy paperback (St. Martin's Press, 2010), The King James Conspiracy (St. Martin's Press, 2009), The Drifter's Wheel (St. Martin's Press, 2008), A Widow's Curse (St. Martin's Press, 2007), A Minister's Ghost (St. Martin's Press, 2005), The Witch's Grave (St. Martin's Press, 2004), The Devil's Hearth (St. Martin's Press, 2003), Dead Easy (Dell, 2000), Dancing Made Easy (Dell, 1999), Easy As 1, 2, 3 (Dell, 1999), Easy (Dell, 1997)
Journals:
Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Story Magazine, Teachers & Writers Magazine
Prizes:
2002 Edgar Award, New York, Best Play 2012 GACS Author of the Year

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Listing last updated: February 7, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Raised in:
Atlanta, GA

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