Phil Canalin

Official AUTHOR site


Edited by: Jerry Thompson and Eddie “The Czar of Noir” Muller

A 100-book series from AKASHIC BOOKS, Brooklyn, NY,

Publisher: Johnny Temple.

Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each story is set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book.

Oakland Noir to include Phil Canalin’s,

homeless  vagabonds of Sausal Creek, Oakland.

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Author Blog

"Phil: Up On Life"

Dear "Phil: Up On Life" blog fans - so sorry, but my blog site is currently getting re-fueled! New entries to begin at the end of 2016. Thanks for being pAtient!

   Thank you, friends, for stopping by and joining me on this cool and crazy journey!      And that journey continues......

   My short story, "The Three Stooges" will be released in the anthology Oakland Noir, a book series project of city-based noir stories, by New York publishing company, Akashic Books!  Look for this in 2017!

​    My other current projects:  What Then? a children's bedtime story, Fish On! another children's book, and a Young Adult sequel to Invisible Society Fables.  I LOVE WRITING!!!   

   Please click to 'EVENTS' to see photos from the May 2016 Oakland Book Festival - what a fabulous day and a great learning experience for Me! I'll certainly remember the Day forever!

  And always, thank you for visiting this site!  Most of all, keep on reading (it's so much fun)!   

          Best wishes,   Phil    (July 2016)

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