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Jun 15Written In Water: Phillip DePoy presents "The Rumpled Man."
Part of the WRITTEN IN WATER collection
Unique, one-time-only performances for the Theatre in your Mind!


Date and time
Thursday, June 15 · 7 - 8pm EDT

Decatur Library 215 Sycamore St. Decatur, GA 30030

Join us for a series of unique, one-time-only performances for the Theatre in your Mind in the 4th Floor Gallery of the Decatur Library.

Our first event in the series features Phillip DePoy reading "The Rumpled Man," an Appalachian retelling of a Grimm's tale with a very surprising ending, with traditional music, accompanied by Lee Nowell and Chris Kayser.

To create an intimate theartre experience, seating in the Gallery is limited. Registration is strongly encouraged.
Phillip DePoy is the Edgar Award winning author of twenty-one novels and forty-three produced plays. An internationally reviewed performance artist, he was writer in residence for the Georgia Council for the Arts in the 1980s. As Composer in Residence for the Academy Theatre he wrote music for twenty-seven productions there. 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. He was awarded Georgia Author of the Year's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015. His publications include the Flap Tucker mysteries published by Dell (one was a Shamus finalist), seven Fever Devilin novels and twin Christopher Marlowe mysteries from St. Martins, and the Foggy Moscowitz series of novels put out by Severn House of London. Non-fiction publications include THE TAO AND THE BARD and MESSAGES FROM BEYOND. Produced theatrical work includes the Edgar Award winning mystery play EASY and the Suzi award-winning EDWARD FOOTE, a folk version of Oedipus mythology set in Depression era Appalachia. His APPALACHIAN CHRISTMAS HOMECOMING has been produced nationally since 1994. Phillip DePoy also holds an undergraduate degree in English literature and folklore, and a graduate degree in performance art. phillipdepoy.com

Organized by
Georgia Center for the Book

The Georgia Center for the Book (GCB) has become the largest non-profit literary presenting organization in the Southeast and one of the largest in the nation. The Center's mission is to support libraries, promote literacy and the literary arts, and preserve the literary heritage of Georgia.The GCB hosts monthly author events and Poetry readings; coordinates the Georgia River of Words, and the Georgia Letters About Literature student writing competitions; co-sponsors the Book As Art Exhibition, the Lillian Smith Book Awards, The Townsend Prize for Fiction, The SCBWI Gallery Show; and compiles the Books All Georgians and Young Georgians Should Read lists, annually.