Phillip DePoy

A very nice review from Marilyn Brooks here:

The new series is here!

Winner: best play and best world premiere, now available for production.

Welcome


"I want to tell ancient stories in a new way."

Phillip DePoy began his work as a writer in 1965 with the Actors and Writers Workshop. Ten years later he had become a published poet and acquired a Masterís degree in performance art. Soon thereafter he became a writer in residence for the Georgia Council for the Arts and a nationally reviewed performance artist. In the 1980s he was the composer in residence for the Academy Theatre. In the 1990s he was the Artistic Director of Theatrical Outfit, a professional, Equity theatre. Since then he has served as the director of several university theatre programs. Fiction publications include Flap Tucker mysteries published at Dell (one was a Shamus finalist), seven Fever Devilin novels and a stand-alone called THE KING JAMES CONSPIRACY from St. Martin's, and a non-fiction THE TAO AND THE BARD from the Arcade house. There have also been forty-two productions of plays he's written, including the Edgar Award winning EASY, best mystery play of 2002. Most recent theatrical achievements include the award-winning EDWARD FOOTE at the Alliance Theatre and the twentieth national production of APPALACHIAN CHRISTMAS HOMECOMING. Coming in 2016: two new fiction series, one featuring Christopher Marlowe in the court of Queen Elizabeth I, and the other concerning Foggy Moscowitz, a Jewish car thief from Brooklyn working for Child Protective Services in 1970s Florida.

MOST RECENT WORK

Fiction
The first Foggy Moscowitz novel is coming soon. A Jewish car thief from Brooklyn endsup in Florida working for the first office of Child Protective Services, for personal reasons. During the course of this investigation he saves a baby from its addict mother, learns a few secrets from Seminole mystics, and foils a vast land-grab scam by an uber-rich felon!
novel series
Christopher Marlowe, playwright, poet, rake--and on secret service to Queen Elizabeth, working to save her life.
play
NOW AVAIALBE! a twisted version of Oedipus set in Depression Era Appalachia
fiction
A short story in the new Bouchercon Anthology, MURDER AT THE BEACH!
Nonfiction
A conversation between Shakespeare and Lao Tzu in their own words.

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