Geoffrey Philp


Geoffrey Philp is a poet and fiction writer who teaches English at Miami Dade College, where he also chairs the College Preparatory Department. A critically acclaimed author, Philp's work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including the Oxford Book of Caribbean Short Stories and the Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse. His most recent collection of poems, Dub Wise (2010) was published by Peepal Tree Press. He maintains a blog at

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Activity Guide for Marcus and the Amazons
Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
The Activity Guide includes a crossword puzzle, a vocabulary quiz, and questions based on Bloom's taxonomy. Ideal for the classroom and for parents/ guardians who wish to discuss Marcus and the Amazons with their children.
Third Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
When Josh Harding, who is working as a sales clerk at a grocery store in Miami, agrees reluctantly to deliver groceries to his supervisor’s home, he begins a torrid romance with Liliana, his supervisor’s wife. His supervisor, Alvaro Guzman, besides being a known philanderer also has the reputation for his violent temper. How will Josh’s love affair end?
Cry to Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
A respected professor, David Hamilton's life is disrupted when his daughter becomes a victim of domestic violence.
Marcus and the Amazons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
After traveling through the forest, Marcus returns to his home and discovers that Amazons have enslaved his colony and imprisoned Princess Amy, his bride-to-be. With the help of his friends from the forest, Marcus must save Princess Amy and rally his colony to stand against the Amazons. But during his stay in the forest, Marcus has also renounced violence. Will Marcus succeed?

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