Phillip DePoy

Fiction Writer

Fine Print Literary 115 West 29th Street
New York, NY 10001

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 & Prizes

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)
Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine
Story Magazine
Teachers & Writers Magazine
Prizes won: 

2002 Edgar Award, New York, Best Play
2012 GACS Author of the Year

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Atlanta, GA
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Last update: Feb 07, 2014