Phil Jourdan is an author, musician and PhD-researching gentleman from Portugal, living in the UK.
He runs Perfect Edge Books, a fiction press, and helps run Zero Books, a politics and cultural criticism press.
He has recorded several albums under the name Paris and the Hiltons, including an hour-long album based on the work of William Faulkner.
Check out a recent release: http://parisandthehiltons.bandcamp.com/album/just-a-minute-please
His blog is www.slothrop.com — yes, "Slothrop" like the character in Thomas Pynchon's novel. No, he couldn't believe that domain name was available either.
He's one of the founders of LitReactor, a large online creative writing workshop and literary magazine featuring visiting instructors who are professional novelists.