Phillip Gerard

Philip Gerard is the author of four books of nonfiction and three novels, as well as numerous essays, short stories, and documentary scripts. He chairs the Department of Creative Writing at UNC Wilmington.

The Speaking Creature

It Speaks You are walking, let’s say, with a companion—a very human thing to do. Walking in a truly upright fashion, that is, as only humans and our close ancestors have been walking for more than three million years,…