The Trusty Old Collection
Silent Retreats
Silent Retreats

This volume of eleven stories, which won the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, contains “Arcola Girls,” which first appeared in the New England Review, Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards and also won a National Endowment for the Arts grant.

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Scoring from Second: Writers on Baseball
Scoring from Second: Writers on Baseball

In the 2004, I received the handoff of a project the great story writer and anthologist John McNally had begun. It was a book of essays by writers that centered on baseball. The idea of the book was not actually “sportswriting.” It was to collect a set of essays by writers that showed how baseball had played a part in their lives.

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How Men Pray
How Men Pray

This, my first volume of poetry, published by the wondrous Anhinga Press, appeared in the winter of 2005. Two of the poems within, “The Worrier’s Guild” and “Flying,” have been read by Garrison Keillor on Writer’s Almanac.

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Gray, a poem by Philip F Deaver on YouTube

Philip F Deaver’s “Gray” is now on YouTube here it is also viewable on the new PhilipDeaver site here This poem by Philip F Deaver was also read by NPR’s Garrison Keillor on Writer’s Almanac

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The New Philip Deaver site is up, and new Long Pine Limited coming soon

Thank you for stopping by.  Pardon our dust.  The new site philipdeaver.com is now up and running so go check it out.  Soon, the new Long Pine Limited will be there.

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