Philip Stone is a Chicago musician and writer. He currently plays drums for the nationally touring rock band, Sanawon. His short fiction has appeared in the anthology Life Sentences (Wipf and Stock, 2007) and Montage Magazine. Philip was a Splendid Magazine music critic for several years, but stopped once the threatening hate mail mentioned his family members by name. After a two year hiatus and strong encouragement from his therapist, Philip is writing again. Philip has a day job.