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Philip Shirley
Works at GodwinGroup
Attended University of Alabama
Lives in Mississippi
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Signings: Lemuria in Jackson MS July 10, Mobile LoDa ARtwalk July 11, Mack n DD's on Dauphin Island July 12.
By Susan Swagler and David Magee "The White Lie" by Philip Shirley ; The White LieBy Philip Shirley(Mindbridge Press)Mississippi advertising executive Shirley also has deep roots in Alabama, which explains both the setting and voice of his latest book, "The White...
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Book launch this week
The first scene of The White Lie  was written in 1998. Once outlined and in draft form the book sailed along fairly quickly. It was a learning experience. A regional press wanted the book a couple of years later and I worked with their editor for a long tim...
The first scene of The White Lie was written in 1998. Once outlined and in draft form the book sailed along fairly quickly. It was a learning experience. A regional press wanted the book a couple of years later and I worked w...
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New book giveaway on Goodreads
The last giveaway had hundreds of entries so I thought I should give away a couple more books, so go register if you want to try to win one. Goodreads Giveaway of THE WHITE LIE
The last giveaway had hundreds of entries so I thought I should give away a couple more books, so go register if you want to try to win one. Goodreads Giveaway of THE WHITE LIE
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Book Trailer for The White Lie
Here is the first book trailer for my novel The White Lie that will be released at Lemuria Books in Jackson, Mississippi on July 10. Will also be signing the next day at LoDa ArtWalk in Mobile on Dauphin STreet 6-9. And on Dauphin Island 25- on that Saturda...
Here is the first book trailer for my novel The White Lie that will be released at Lemuria Books in Jackson, Mississippi on July 10. Will also be signing the next day at LoDa ArtWalk in Mobile on Dauphin STreet 6-9. And on Da...
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By Susan Swagler and David Magee "The White Lie" by Philip Shirley ; The White LieBy Philip Shirley(Mindbridge Press)Mississippi advertising executive Shirley also has deep roots in Alabama, which explains both the setting and voice of his latest book, "The White...
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By Susan Swagler and David Magee "The White Lie" by Philip Shirley ; The White LieBy Philip Shirley(Mindbridge Press)Mississippi advertising executive Shirley also has deep roots in Alabama, which explains both the setting and voice of his latest book, "The White...
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Work
Occupation
writer and ad exec
Employment
  • GodwinGroup
    chairman and CEO, 1989 - present
  • Luckie & Co.
    Director of Public Relations, 1985 - 1988
  • Birmingham-Southern College
    Public Information Officer, 1981 - 1985
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    Associate Director, 1977 - 1981
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Currently
Mississippi
Previously
Alabama - Texas and Florida
Story
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When not fishing or writing fiction or helping a client take a product to market, I try to learn blues guitar.
Introduction
Writer and advertising executive (CEO of GodwinGroup). Most recent books include fiction (Oh Don't You Cry for Me in 2008) and a non-fiction history of baseball titled Sweet Spot: 125 Years of Baseball and the Louisville Slugger. Live in Madison, Mississippi. 
Bragging rights
New novel The White Lie will be released July 10, 2014.
Education
  • University of Alabama
    American Studies, 1975
  • University of Alabama
    M.A. American Studies, 1977
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