Bio: GARY PHILLIPS has been a community activist, a union organizer, a printer, taught incarcerated youths, a nonprofit director, and worked in electoral campaigns.
Phillips writes in several mediums from novels to comic books and screenplays. His current projects include penning the adventures of Gen X private eye Nate Hollis in Angeltown, a comic book mystery mini-series series from DC Comics? Vertigo line that will drop in November.
His most recent work is a collection of his Ivan Monk short stories, Monkology, out now from Dennis McMillan Publications. And bangers, an unflinching look at bangers on both sides of the law is available from Kensington.
In May, 2003, Gary was awarded the Chester Himes for his works at the 8th Annual Chester Himes Black Mystery Writers conference in Oakland. It ain't an Edgar, but what the heck.
Gary lives in L.A. with his wife Gilda, their surly teenaged children Miles and Chelsea, and the semi-useless dog, Mitzy.