The Camellia City book cover



Morgan Baines, a once-successful author, arrives at a Louisiana university to give a creative writing workshop. The famous novelist Stuart Kramer is also attending the conference, and Morgan hopes to enlist the Great Man's help in reviving his sagging career.


But the weekend's events conspire to take Morgan on an unexpected journey.



"A wonderful, funny, sweet, smart book!"
Kelly Cherry, author of Rising Venus
Comments are welcome. Your input can be made after each story, but reviews of the novel should be made at the Amazon site.


The Writing Life & Its Discontents
In which I explain what I'm up to
(and more about The Camellia City)




A Baker's Dozen

Thirteen stories by Phillip Routh


A Baker's Dozen of cookies


Click on the platter and have a taste of what's inside. All stories are made without the use of additives, preservatives or artificial sweeteners.


Bon Appetite!