About Kevin Michaels

Kevin Michaels is the author of the critically acclaimed debut novel “Lost Exit”, as well as two entries in the Fight Card Books series: “Hard Road” and “Can’t Miss Contender”. He has also released a collection of short stories entitled “Nine In The Morning”. His short stories and flash fiction have appeared in a number of magazine and indie publications, and in 2011 he was nominated for two separate Pushcart Prize awards for his short stories. Other stories have been included in the anthologies for Six Sentences (volumes II and III), and Action: Pulse Pounding tales (2).

In 2017 his novel “Still Black Remains” was published by Literary Wanderlust, LLC.

He has also published a number non-fiction articles and stories in publications ranging from the NYTimes.com and the Life/Style section of The Boston Globe to The Bergen News and Press Journal, while also raging in print at places like the triCity News, NY Daily News, and The Press. He is an active supporter of women’s rights, focusing much of his time and energy combating violence against women. His opinion pieces can be found at SLIDING DOWN THE RAZOR'S EDGE

He is the Founder and Creative Director of Story Tellers which is a community-based organization that develops and promotes literacy through writing. Story Tellers provides under-served teenagers, young adults, and women from distressed situations the opportunity to discover the strength and power of their own voices (self-empowerment through self-expression). You can learn more about StoryTellers at: http://storytellersnj.org/

Originally from New Jersey, he carries the attitude, edginess, and love of all things Bruce Springsteen common in his home state, although he left the Garden State to live and work in Georgia a few years ago. He and his wife Helen live in a small college town northeast of Atlanta with an assortment of children and pets.        

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