Phil Rice

Phil Rice is a native Tennessean whose career as a writer, editor and teacher has also included extended residencies in Florida and Pennsylvania. His writing has appeared in a variety of magazines, journals and books. He and P.A. Merrill founded Canopic Jar: An Arts Journal in 1986, a venture for which he continues to serve as editor. In 2003 Phil edited The View from My Ridge by Charles E. Rice, which became the first book to bear the Canopic Publishing imprint. Currently he shares a home with the poet Virginia Smith Rice in Woodstock, Ill. He just released his memoir Winter Sun: A Memoir of Love and Hospice [Canopic Publishing, 2016] where he discusses his journey with his terminally ill fiancée. For more information, please visit and connect with him on TwitterFacebook and LinkedInWinter Sun is available on Amazon.

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