Michael is a science fiction writer. He is a retired army officer and a graduate of the United States Military Academy. He has a master’s degree in military history, and he currently teaches American literature. He is a veteran of Desert Storm, Somalia, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. His debut novel, Planetside was published by Harper Voyager and came out in July, 2018, and was selected as a Library Journal best book of 2018. The audio book, narrated by RC Bray, was nominated for an Audie award. The sequel, Spaceside, hit the shelves on August 27th, 2019. The third book in the Planetside series is due out in December, 2020, and Michael has an additional stand-alone book with Voyager coming in late 2021/Early 2022. Michael lives with his wife in Georgia, and is represented by Lisa Rodgers of Jabberwocky Literary.