Phil Richardson

Fiction Writer

83 Jacobs Drive
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 
(740) 593-7428

Author's Bio

Phil Richardson lives and writes in Athens, Ohio. He met his wife Joyce there in a creative writing class and they have been creating ever since. Two of his stories, "The Joker is Wild" and "Garden Ornamentals” have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize in Fiction.
His work has appeared in Elf: Eclectic Literary Forum, Fantasy, Northwoods Review, Wild Violet, The Storyteller, Cafe Irreal, Digitalis Obscura, Big Pulp, Danse Macabre, Sonar4, Bending Spoon, Short Story Library, Word Catalyst, The Legendary, The Apparatus, Arct Magazine, Punkin House Digest, Silllymess, Short Humor, and The Starving Writer.
Anthologies: Love After 70, The Best of Monsters Next Door, Exit 109, Outer Side of LIfe, Writing On Walls, Anthology of Ichor, Just Between Us, and Don’t Tread On Me
Websites:
http://web.me.com/philrichardson/Stories/
http://home.roadrunner.com/~philrichardson/

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Don't Tread On Me (Static Movement, 2012)
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Evil in Flight (Static Movement, 2012)
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OBE (Out of Body Experience (Static Movement, 2011)
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Anthology of Ichor: Hearts of Darkness (CreateSpace, 2010)
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Anthology of Ichor:A Devil in the Details (CreateSpace, 2010)
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Exit 109 (Old Mountain Press, Inc., 2010)
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Just Between Us (Tom Davis OMP, 2010)
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Literary Foray (Static Movement, 2010)
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Punkin House Digest (Punkin House Press, 2010)
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The Outter Side of LIfe (Old Mountain Press, Inc., 2010)
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For the Love of Monsters (lu lu publishing, 2009)
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Love After 70 (Wising Up Press, 2008)
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Writing on Walls (AWOC.COM Publishing, 2005)
Journals:
Apparatus Magazine
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Arct Magazine
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Big Pulp
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Danse Macabre
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Digitalis Obscura
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Fantasy, Folklore and Fairytales
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Short Story Library
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Story Teller
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The Legendary
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Wild Violet
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Word Catalyst Magazine
Prizes won: 

At Wit's End
Green River Writers Contest 2005 President's Prize Third Place
The Boy Next Door
Wild Violet Contest 20004 Third Place
Fish Don't Have Names
Green River Writers 2003 First Place Green River Open
The Calling
ELF: Eclectic Literary Forum 1997 Second Place
The Calling
Writer's Digest 2004 Honorable Mention
Fish Don't Have Names
Writing On Walls Anthology 2005 Third Place
Incident at Devil's Run
Writer's Market 2003 Honorable Mention
The Joker Is Wild
Writer's Digest 2004 Honorable Mention in Genre
The Messenger
The Storyteller 2004 Readers Choice Award
A Place to Grow
North Point 2008 Third Place
De Profundis
Second Place and Publication in Starving Writers Contest 2009

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
The Spanish Inquisition by Henry Kamen, Ark by Stephen Baxter, Horse Soldiers by Doug Stanton, Intelligence by Susan Hasler, Mary, Mary by James Paterson

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White, English American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
German
Born in: 
Hillsboro
Raised in: 
Hillsboro, OH
Ohio
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Last update: Feb 01, 2013