Donna Meredith Interviews Philip Gerard

How did you choose “The Patron Saint of Dreams” to be your title piece for the collection? PG:  That essay tells the story of my mother’s death — and my inability to write about her illness and death for a long time. Then one night I dreamed of her — and this dream was a […]

“The Patron Saint of Dreams,” by Philip Gerard

By Donna Meredith   In a well-known poem, Robert Frost once depicted humans as standing on a shore looking out to sea, unable to perceive much about their world. Philip Gerard, however, writes from the North Carolina coast with an unusual gift for peering not only “out far,” but also “in deep,” a talent vividly […]