Detroit writer Drew Philp’s work has been published both nationally and internationally. His reportage has won awards, as well as appeared on the front page of newspapers including The Detroit Free Press, The Bakersfield Californian, The Michigan Daily and The Michigan Front Page, as well as in books and publications in the United States and Europe. He is also a writer in the film industry, having written two feature two length dramas on contract, including collaboration with an Emmy Award winning producer. His advertising copy has been used for national and regional campaigns, including overseeing 40,000 plus word website messaging and search engine optimization.
In addition to writing, Drew works on film crews and as a still photography assistant across Michigan. He built his house in Detroit with his own hands, sweat and determination; has hitchhiked across the United States; taught writing, literature and theater extensively in prisons and juvenile institutions; taught a class about racism at the University of Michigan; and is a graduate of the New England Literature Program. Drew graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and lives in Detroit with his dog Gratiot. He is working on a novel set in the city.