Gary Phillips has been a community activist, labor organizer and delivered dog cages. He’s published various novels, comics, short stories and edited several anthologies including Orange County Noir and the award-winning The Obama Inheritance: Fifteen Stories of Conspiracy Noir. Violent Spring, first published in 1994 was named in 2020 one of the essential crime novels of Los Angeles. He was a senior story editor on FX’s Snowfall, about crack and the CIA in 1980s South Central where he grew up.

Upcoming One-Shot Harry signings include the following:

Wednesday, April 6, 7 P.M. — Skylight Books, 1818 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Thursday, April 7, 7 P.M. – Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101

Sunday, April 10, 2 P.M. Book Carnival, 348 S Tustin St, Orange, CA 92866

Randy's Donuts

Interviews with GP

GP interview in Crimespree

Articles & Essays by GP

Gp article on The Stansbury Forum on The Black Panther film 

Articles about GP

GP profile in Publishers Weekly

Gp quoted in article on Clarence Cooper, Jr,
The Lost Poet of Noir on CrimeReads

Gp quoted in article on Noir and Neo-Noir

Gp quoted in Guardian article on Sheena and the trope of the white jungle queen

GP Audio and Video

GP with Kim Stanley Robinson & Terry Bisson at Counterpulse