Michael was awarded the Jim Cash Creative Writing Award for Fiction. His debut novel, TITLE 13, will be published by Harvard Square Editions in 2018. His writing and short stories have appeared in print and online at Crack the Spine, Splitsider, Chicago Literati, Random Sample Review, The Corvus Review, The Avalon Literary Review, Viewfinder Literary Magazine, Points in Case and is forthcoming in the IBPA's Independent Magazine, Linden Avenue Literary Journal, Jersey Devil Press, and elsewhere. He has published selected articles with groups and companies in Chicago, Detroit, Ann Arbor, and elsewhere throughout the country, including humor and satire pieces.
Michael is also a Sportswriter and a Features Writer for CBS Detroit and a national music and sports columnist with AXS.
Born and bred in the Detroit area, Michael attended Michigan State University and received a degree in Creative Writing. Michael has lived, worked, and written throughout the Midwest; he currently resides in rural Ann Arbor, Michigan.