Full Artistic Curriculum Vitae

Performances

Film:
• Thin Ice. Werc Werk Works Productions. Jill Sprecher, dir. Featured Extra. March 2010.

Literary Readings:
• “All Our Love, the Future, and excerpts from Not Enough Midnights and “Untitled Baseball Story.” DreamHaven Books and Comics, Minneapolis, MN. Part of the Speculations Reading Series. 2/7/2018.
• “Fast Gliding Down the Rails,” “Now Arriving on Track 12,” and excepts from A Winter Night. MarsCon, Bloomington, MN. 3/4/2017.
• “Fast Gliding Down the Rails,” “Now Arriving on Track 12,” and excepts from A Winter Night. DreamHaven Books and Comics, Minneapolis, MN. Part of the Speculations Reading Series. 2/22/2017.
• “At the Edge of Twilight, Melissa Remembers Flight,” “Ghosts of the Places You Live” and “The Fifth Nazgul.” MarsCon, Bloomington, MN 3/5/2016.
• “Ghost on Hennepin,” Excerpt from “Untitled Baseball Story” and “You Might Think They Love You, But…” DreamHaven Books and Comics, Minneapolis, MN. Part of the Speculations Reading Series. 8/2/2014.
• “Out Among the Singing Void” and an excerpt from There Are Not Enough Midnights. CONvergence, Bloomington, MN 7/4/2015.
• “Twenty-One” and excerpts from Last Car to Annwn Station and There Are Not Enough Midnights. Minicon, Bloomington, MN 4/4/2015.
• Excerpts from There Are Not Enough Midnights and Whispers in Space. MarsCon, Bloomington, MN. 3/7/2015.
• Excerpts from Dark Waters and Whispers in Space. DreamHaven Books and Comics, Minneapolis, MN. Part of the Speculations Reading Series. 8/2/2014.
• Excerpts from Dark Waters and Whispers in Space. Minicon, Bloomington, MN. 4/19/2014.
• Excerpts from Dark Waters and Last Car the Annwn Station. Paganicon, St. Louis Park, MN. 3/15/2014.
• Excerpts from Dark Waters, Last Car to Annwn Station, and Whispers in Space. MarsCon, Bloomington, MN. 3/7/2014.
• Except from “Tenari” from Whispers in Space. Acadia Café, Minneapolis, MN. Part of the Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers 2013 Showcase. 11/17/2013.
• Excerpts from A Study in Violet, The Curious Case of the Jeweled Alicorn, and Old Blood’s Fate. CONvergence, Bloomington, MN. 7/6/2013.
• Excerpts from A Study in Violet and Old Blood’s Fate. CoreCon, Moorhead, MN. 5/3/2013.
• Excerpts from The Curious Case of the Jeweled Alicorn and Old Blood’s Fate. Minicon, Bloomington, MN. 3/30/2013.
• Excerpts from Last Car to Annwn Station and Should We Drown in Feathered Sleep. Paganicon, St. Louis Park, MN. 3/17/2013.
• Excerpts from The Curious Case of the Jeweled Alicorn and Old Blood’s Fate. MarsCon, Bloomington, MN. 3/3/2013.
• Excerpts from The Curious Case of the Jeweled Alicorn, Old Blood’s Fate, and Whispers in Space. DreamHaven Books, Minneapolis, MN. Part of the Speculations Reading Series. 2/20/2013.
• Excerpts from The Curious Case of the Jeweled Alicorn and The Horror at Cold Springs. CONvergence, Bloomington, MN. 7/8/2012.
• “At the Edge of Twilight, Melissa Remembers Flight.” Minicon, Bloomington, MN. Part of the MinnSpec group reading. 4/8/2012.
• Excerpt from The Curious Case of the Jeweled Alicorn and “Poor Mesk.” Minicon, Bloomington, MN. 4/7/2012.
• “Coffee for Your Body, Flames for Your Soul” and “Weaving Threads.” Paganicon, St. Louis Park, MN. 3/17/2012.
• Excerpts from “Coffee for Your Body, Flames for Your Soul,” The Curious Case of the Jeweled Alicorn, Should We Drown in Feathered Sleep and “Twenty-One.” Marscon, Bloomington, MN. 3/10/2012.
• Excerpts from Should We Drown in Feathered Sleep and “Twenty-One.” The Underground Coffee, Midwest City, OK. 12/28/2011.
• “Jenny’s Magic,” “Cindy,” and an excerpt from “The Foundling.” The Anadarko Community Library, Anadarko, OK. 12/22/2011.
• Excerpt from The Horror at Cold Springs. Hooked on Books, Weatherford, OK. 12/21/2011.
• Excerpt from Last Car to Annwn Station and “Cindy.” True Colors Bookstore, Minneapolis, MN. 11/12/2011.
• “A Hot Cup at the Last Station” and “At the Edge of Twilight, Melissa Remembers Flight.” Dorian Gray Memorial Literary Lounge. CONvergence, Bloomington, MN. 7/3/2011.
• Excerpts from Dark Water Blues, Last Car to Annwn Station and Should We Drown in Feathered Sleep. Dorian Gray Memorial Literary Lounge. CONvergence, Bloomington, MN. 7/2/2011.
•Excerpts from Last Car to Annwn Station and Should We Drown in Feathered Sleep. Minicon, Bloomington, MN. 4/24/2011.
• “A Hot Cup at the Last Station,” “Coffee for Your Body, Flames for Your Soul,” Jenny’s Magic,” and “Secret.” Paganicon, St, Louis Park, MN. 3/28/2011.
• Excerpts from Last Car to Annwn Station and Should We Drown in Feathered Sleep. MarsCon, Bloomington, MN. 3/4/2011.
• Excerpt from The Horror at Cold Springs, Last Car to Annwn Station, and Should We Drown in Feathered Sleep. DreamHaven Books Minneapolis, MN. Part of the Speculations Reading Series. 2/4/2011.
• Excerpts from The Horror at Cold Springs and “By Moonlight.” Dorian Gray Memorial Literary Lounge. CONvergence, Bloomington, MN. 7/5/2010.
• “A Hot Cup at the Last Station” and an excerpt from The Horror at Cold Springs. Minicon, Minneapolis, MN. 4/3/2010.
• “All the Leaves Your Bed,” “At the Edge of Twilight, Melissa Remembers Flight,” and “Naught, Except for Love.” Dorian Gray Memorial Literary Lounge. CONvergence, Bloomington, MN. 7/4/2009.
• “Over the Bridge” and “Protect and Serve.” Minicon, Bloomington, MN. 4/11/2009.
• “Protect and Serve,” “At the Edge of Twilight, Melissa Remembers Flight,” and an excerpt from The Horror at Cold Springs. DreamHaven Books Minneapolis, MN. Part of the Intermedia Arts / SASE Reading Series. 10/24/2008.
• “Cindy,” “Protect and Serve,” and “Rainfall.” Dorian Gray Memorial Literary Lounge. CONvergence, Bloomington, MN. 7/5/2008.
• “The Foundling” and an excerpt from Last Car to Annwn Station. Minicon, Bloomington, MN. 3/22/2008.
• “Jenny’s Magic” and “The Siege of Harnlow.” Dorian Gray Memorial Literary Lounge. CONvergence, Bloomington, MN. 7/8/2007.
• Excerpt from Rija’s Tale. Wiscon, Madison, WI. 5/27/2007.
• Excerpt from Last Car to Annwn Station. Minicon, Bloomington, MN. 4/8/2007.
• “Fetch” and “Rainfall.” Dorian Gray Memorial Literary Lounge. CONvergence, Bloomington, MN. 7/6/2006.
• “Out Among the Singing Void” and “Over the Bridge.” DreamHaven Books, Minneapolis, MN. Part of the Carol Connolly Reading Series. 5/23/2006.
• “A Glint through Smoke and Flame.” Minicon, Bloomington, MN. 4/14/2006.
• “Rija’s Tale.” CONvergence, Bloomington, MN. 7/1/2005.
• “Over the Bridge.” CONvergence, Bloomington, MN. 7/3/2004.

Music Videos:
• “Aschenlied” by Bad September. John Heimbuch and Sarah Heller, directors. Clockwinder Productions. Waltz Dancer. 10/5/2013.
• “Indifferent Man” by The Kamikaze Snowmen. Audience Member. 7/4/2013.

Spoken-Word:
• “All Our Love, the Future.” The Not So-Silent Planet. Kieran’s Irish Pub, Minneapolis, MN. 5/16/2017.
• “Ghost on Hennepin.” Word Brew. Acadia Café. Minneapolis, MN. 11/20/2016.
• “The Way of the Cane.” One performance as part of Patrick’s Cabaret CaberABLE. James Sewell Tek Box Theatre. Minneapolis, MN. 11/5/2016.
• “Unsafe at Any Speed.” Five performances as part of Minnesota Fringe Festival. Bryant-Lake Bowl and Theatre. Minneapolis, MN. 08/04/2016 through 08/14/ 2016.
• “Now Arriving on Track 12.” The Not So-Silent Planet. Kieran’s Irish Pub, Minneapolis, MN. 6/21/2016.
• Excerpt from “Unsafe at Any Speed.” American Underground. Club Jaeger. Minneapolis, MN. 5/28/2016.
• “Ghosts of the Places You Live.” CONvergence Literary Lounge. Bloomington, MN. 7/4/2015.
• “The Fifth Nazgul.” Rockstar Storytellers: CONvergence with The Rockstars. Harmonic Convergence, Bloomington, MN. 7/3/2015.
• “The Fifth Nazgul.” Rockstar Storytellers: An Unexpected Journey with the Rockstars: Stories Inspired by JRR Tolkien. Phoenix Theatre, Minneapolis, MN. 11/23/2014.
• “Invisible People.” Five performances as part of Minnesota Fringe Festival. The Minneapolis Theatre Garage. Minneapolis, MN. 07/31/2014 through 08/10/ 2014.
• “The Bear.” Paganicon. St. Louis Park, MN. 3/15/2014.
• “Ghost on Hennepin.” Rockstar Storytellers. MarsCon, Bloomington, MN. 3/8/2014.
• “The Sixth Son.” Story SlamMN! Grand Slam. Kieran’s Irish Pub, Minneapolis, MN. 7/16/2013.
• “Lost.” Story SlamMN! Semi-Finals. Kieran’s Irish Pub, Minneapolis, MN. 7/2/2013.
• “Ghost on Hennepin.” CoreCon 5. Moorehead, MN. 5/4/2013
• “Ghosts of the Places We Live.” CoreCon 5. Moorehead, MN. 5/4/2013.
• “The Sixth Son.” KFAI Radio 90.3 FM on FreshWords. Minneapolis, MN. 5/2/2013.
• “Coffee for Your Body, Flames for Your Soul.” StoryFest Minnesota. The Waldorf School, Minneapolis, MN. 4/13/2013.
• “Where’s George?” StoryFest Minnesota. The Waldorf School, Minneapolis, MN. 4/13/2013.
• “Ghost on Hennepin.” StoryFest Minnesota. The Waldorf School, Minneapolis, MN. 4/13/2013.
• “Where’s George?” KFAI Radio 90.3 FM on FreshWords. Minneapolis, MN. 2/14/2013.
• “Ghost on Hennepin.” KFAI Radio 90.3 FM on FreshWords, Minneapolis, MN. 2/7/2013.
• “1963 Plymouth Station Wagon.” Story SlamMN! Kieran’s Irish Pub, Minneapolis, MN. 12/3/2012.
• “Cats: The Evil.” Story SlamMN! Kieran’s Irish Pub, Minneapolis, MN. 10/2/2012.
• “Where’s George?” Story SlamMN! Kieran’s Irish Pub, Minneapolis, MN. 9/5/2012.
• “Ghost on Hennepin.” The NorthStar Storytelling League Story Slam. Open Book, Minneapolis, MN. 11/26/2011.
• “(IN)VISIBLE.” Tellabration! 2011. Open Book, Minneapolis, MN. 11/26/2011.
• “Darkly Through the Light Waters: Twin Cities Tales.” Five performances as part of Minnesota Fringe Festival. The Playwrights’ Center. Minneapolis, MN. 08/04/2011 through 08/14/ 2011.
• “Nazeem and the Lost Keys.” Paganicon, St, Louis Park, MN. 3/28/2011.

Theatre:
• Intermediate Physical Comedy for Advanced Beginners. Comedy Suitcase Productions. Joshua Scrimshaw and Levi Weinhagen, creators. Theatrical Audience Participant. University of Minnesota Rarig Theater, Stoll Thrust Stage. Minneapolis, MN. August 2017.
• Atomic Adventure! Workshop. Jason Alexander and John Heimbuch, creators and directors. Michael Baxter. Minneapolis, MN. May 2013.
• Tai Chi Flash Mob: Minneapolis Health and Wellness Expo. Minneapolis, MN. January 2012.
• Adventures in Mating. Joking Envelope Productions. Joseph Scrimshaw, dir. Theatrical Audience Participant. Bryant Lake Bowl Theatre. Minneapolis, MN. December 2008.
• Improv Everywhere: Public Flash Mob/Freeze. Bloomington, MN. February 2008

Productions

Podcasts:
• “Twenty-One” on Cast of Wonders Podcast Staff Picks. January 2017.
• “Twenty-One” on Cast of Wonders Podcast. April 2016.
• “Memory” on Beam Me Up Podcast. June 2011.
• “Steadfast” on Flagship Podcast. April 2011.

Radio Plays:
• “Steadfast” for Red Shift Radio Drama. October 2014.
• “Memory” on WRFR Radio, 93.3 Rockland, ME. June 2011.

Stage Plays:
• “The Cursed Script” Co-written with Fox Barrett. Three performances as part of Planet Fest. March 2018.
• “Out of the Woods: A Tale of Red, The Wolf, and The Woodcutter.” Three performances as a part of Gadfly Theatre Company’s Final Frontier Festival: Fairy Tales. Immanuel Elliot, dir. June 2017.
• “At the Edge of Flight.” Three performances as a part of Gadfly Theatre Company’s Final Frontier Festival: Heroes and Villains. Cassandra Snow, dir. June 2016.

Publications

Audiobooks:
• Last Car to Annwn Station. Carina Press through Audible Audio Books. June 2011.
• Should We Drown in Feathered Sleep. Carina Press through Audible Audio Books. October 2010.

Collections, Poetry:
• A Winter Night. Drey Books. January 2017.
• A Small Collection of Small Poems. Private Chapbook. August 1991.

Collections, Short Fiction:
• Whispers in Space. Alban Lake Publishing. July 2013.
• Shimmers and Shadows. Drey Books. May 2008.

Creative Non-Fiction:
• “Strangers on a Bus” in Breath and Shadow. January 2008.
• “Silent Night” in Harûah. December 2006.

E-Stories:
• Coffee for Your Body, Flames for Your Soul. Musa Publishing. December 2011.

Essays:
• We Are Not Daredevil. Except When We Are Daredevil. Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction Kickstarter, Uncanny Magazine. July 2017.

Flash Fiction:
• “The Shipmaster’s Widow” in 365 Tomorrows. February 2010.
• “In the Stars They Offer” in Golden Visions Magazine. June 2008.
• “A Glint through Smoke and Flame” in Ruins: Terra. September 2007.
• “Callooh Callay” in Worlds of Wonder. January 2006.

Novelettes:
• “Ectobytes” in Chaos Theory: Tales Askew. June 2010.
• “The Siege of Harnlow” in Gryphonwood Fantasy Magazine. October 2006.
• “Stopping By” in Lyrica. September 2006.
• “Melpomene Run” in Ray Gun Revival. August 2006.

Novellas:
• Not Enough Midnights. Drey Books. September 2017.
• The Curious Case of the Jeweled Alicorn. Sam’s Dot Publishing. June 2012.
• Should We Drown in Feathered Sleep. Carina Press. November 2010.
• The Horror at Cold Springs. Sam’s Dot Publishing. May 2010.
• “Angel Above” in Lyrica. September 2005.

Novels:
• Dark Waters. Alban Lake Publishing. April 2014.
• Old Blood’s Fate. Artema Press. March 2013.
• Last Car to Annwn Station. Carina Press. June 2011.

Poetry:
• “Susan Responds” in Illumen. November 2009.
• “The Problem Was” in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine. September 2008.
• “Sixth Son” in Gryphonwood Fantasy Magazine. April 2008.
• “I Took the Tear” in Illumen. April 2007.
• “Cindy” in The Shantytown Anomaly. January 2007.
• “Where the Leftovers Go” in Beyond Centauri. January 2007
• “In the Void” in The Shantytown Anomaly. October 2006.
• “Beware the Dreaded Thesaurus” in Down Peaceful Paths. October 1992.
• “T.V. Land” in Midnight Serenade. June 1991.
• “The Rabbit” in Oklahoma School Feature. April 1975.

Short Fiction:
• “Fast Gliding Down the Rails” in The Unfit. June 2018.
• “Tenari” in Scourge of the Seas and Time. 2018
• “Fast Gliding Down the Rails” in Longshot Island. December 2017.
• “And a Song in Her Hair” in Forest of Dreams. September 2014.
• “Nor to the Strong” in Ray Gun Chronicles: Space Opera for a New Age. November 2013.
• “Darkly Through the Light Waters” in Magical Creatures from Celtic Mists. May 2013.
• “Rainfall” in Magical Creatures from Celtic Mists. May 2013.
• “Frozen Moment” in Deadly Encounters. April 2013.
• “Naught, Except for Love” in Mystic Signals. June 2012.
• “Naught, Except for Love” in The Lorelei Signal. April 2012.
• “Coffee for Your Body, Flames for Your Soul” in Penumbra. October 2011.
• “Steadfast” in Flagship Magazine. April 2011.
• “Memory” in Ray Gun Revival. February 2011.
• “In Darkness Dwell the Warriors” in The Nautilus Engine. February 2011.
• “And a Song in Her Hair” in Andromeda Spaceways Best of Fantasy II. November 2010.
• “Jenny’s Magic” in Hazard Cat. November 2010.
• “Wings” in The Absent Willow Review. November 2010.
• “Fourth Dimensional Pony in the Concourse of the Lost” in Golden Visions Magazine. October 2010.
• “At the Edge of Twilight, Melissa Remembers Flight” in Northern Lights: 20 MinnSpec Tales. September 2010.
• “Starry Night” in Golden Visions Magazine. July 2010.
• “A Hot Cup at the Last Station” in Bards and Sages Quarterly. June 2010.
• “And the River Shall Be Your Bed” in Tower of Light Fantasy. June 2010.
• “By Moonlight” in Aoife’s Kiss. June 2010.
• “Doors Through the Places You Live” in Ray Gun Revival. January 2010.
• “Cold Hand in Mine” in Khimairal Ink. October 2009.
• “Fey Child Fair” in From the Asylum. July 2009.
• “Weaving Threads” in Drops of Crimson. June 2009.
• “Fetch” in The Fleas They Carried: ASPCA Charity Anthology. May 2009.
• “Darkly through the Light Waters” in You Don’t Know What You’ve Got. April 2009.
• “All the Leaves Your Bed” in Shiny. October 2008.
• “At the Edge of Twilight, Melissa Remembers Flight” in Three Crow Press. August 2008.
• “Tenari” In Ray Gun Revival. July2008.
• “Shades of Light and Foam” in Cover of Darkness Anthology. May 2008.
• “Fetch” in Fictitious Force. April 2008.
• “Kearsee’s Tale” in Worlds of Wonder. October 2007.
• “Twenty-One” in Afterburn SF. September 2007.
• “Over the Bridge” in The Harrow. July 2007.
• “Protect and Serve” in Bewildering Tales. June 2007.
• “Nor to the Strong” in Ray Gun Revival. April 2007.
• “Poor Mesk” in Worlds of Wonder. April 2007.
• “Red for Revenge” in Afterburn SF. April 2007.
• “Monday” in Surprising Stories. January 2007.
• “The Secret” in From the Asylum. January 2007.
• “The Siege of Harnlow” in The Best of Gryphonwood 2006 Anthology. December 2006.
• “Far from the Fields” in Ray Gun Revival. November 2006.
• “Out Among the Singing Void” in Fictitious Force. November 2006.
• “And a Song in Her Hair” in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine. November 2006.
• “The Foundling” in Chaos Theory: Tales Askew. September 2006.
• “Jenny’s Magic” in Beyond Centauri. July 2006.
• “Duel in the Moonlit Snow” in Gryphonwood Fantasy Magazine. June 2006.
• “Rainfall” in Deep Magic. February 2006.
• “Darkly Through the Light Waters” in Sorcery and Science. September 2005.
• “Rija’s Tale” in Gryphonwood Fantasy Magazine. September 2005.

Related Professional Experience

Autograph Sessions:
• GPS Geek Emporium. Minneapolis, MN 14 December 2017.
• Twin Cities Book Festival. Falcon Heights, MN. 14 October 2017.
• Paganicon 7. Double Tree Hotel. St. Louis Park, MN. 18 March 2017.
• MarsCon 19. Hilton MSP Airport/Mall of America. Bloomington, MN. 4 March 2017.
• Geek Holiday Expo 6. Double Tree Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 3 December 2016.
• Paganicon 6. Double Tree Hotel. St. Louis Park, MN. 19 March 2016.
• MarsCon 18. Hilton MSP Airport/Mall of America. Bloomington, MN. 5 March 2016.
• Arcana. Best Western Bandana Square. St. Paul, MN. 24 October 2015.
• CONvergence17. Double Tree Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 3 July 2015.
• Paganicon 5. Double Tree Hotel. St. Louis Park, MN. 14 March 2015.
• MarsCon 17. Hilton Hotel MSP Airport. Bloomington, MN. 7 March 2015.
• Geek Holiday Expo 4. Double Tree Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 7 December 2014.
• Minicon 49. Double Tree Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 19 April 2014.
• Paganicon 4. Double Tree Hotel. St. Louis Park, MN. 15 March 2014.
• MarsCon 16. Double Tree Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 7 March 2014.
• Diversicon 21. Best Western Bandana Square. St. Paul, MN. 3 August 2013.
• CONvergence 15. Double Tree Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 7 July 2013.
• Minicon 48. Double Tree Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 30 March 2013.
• Bloomington Writers Festival. Bloomington Theater and Art Center. Bloomington, MN. 23 March 2013.
• Paganicon 3. Double Tree Hotel. St. Louis Park, MN. 17 March 2013.
• MarsCon 15. Crowne Plaza Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 2 March 2013.
• CONvergence 14. Sheraton Bloomington Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 6 July 2012.
• Bloomington Writers Festival. Bloomington Theater and Art Center. Bloomington, MN. 24 March 2012.
• Paganicon 2. Double Tree Hotel. St. Louis Park, MN. 17 March 2012
• MarsCon 14. Crown Plaza Inn Bloomington, MN. 10 March 2012.
• CONvergence 13. Sheraton Bloomington Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 1 July 2011.
• MarsCon 13. Hilton Airport Suites. Bloomington, MN. 6 March 2011.
• Diversicon 18. Best Western Inn. St. Paul, MN. 31 July 2010.
• CONvergence 12. Sheraton Bloomington Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 2 July 2010.
•CONvergence 11. Sheraton Bloomington Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 4 July 2009.

Blurb Writing
• Quarternity by Kenneth Mark Hoover – CZP Publishing/Harper Collins. 2015.

Contest Judging:
• Judge: Geek Partnership Society Writing Contest, 2014.
• Judge: Geek Partnership Society Writing Contest, 2013.
• Judge: Geek Partnership Society Writing Contest, 2012.

Convention Invitations:
• Anime Detour 14. Bloomington, MN. Featured Artist. April 2017.
• Marscon 19. Bloomington, MN. Invited Guest. March 2017.
• Marscon 18. Bloomington, MN. Invited Guest. March 2016.
• CONvergence 17. Bloomington, MN. Invited Participant. July 2015.
• MarsCon 17. Bloomington, MN. Invited Guest. March 2015.
• CONvergence 16. Bloomington, MN. Invited Participant. July 2014.
• MarsCon 16. Bloomington, MN. Invited Guest. March 2014.
• CONvergence 15. Bloomington, MN. Invited Participant. July 2013.
• CoreCon 5. Moorehead, MN. Author Guest of Honor. May 2013.
• MarsCon 15. Bloomington, MN. Invited Guest. March 2013.
• CONvergence 14. Bloomington, MN. Attending Professional. July 2012.
• MarsCon 14. Bloomington, MN. Invited Guest. March 2012.
• CONvergence 13. Bloomington, MN. Attending Professional. July 2011.
• MarsCon 13. Bloomington, MN. Invited Guest. March 2011.
• CONvergence 12. Bloomington, MN. Attending Professional. July 2010.

Editing:
• Lead Editor: By Polaris Bright. Alban Lake Publishing. 2015.
• Developmental Editor: To Build a Blackbird. Wingnut Productions. 2012.
• Lead Editor: Sky-Tinted Waters. Sam’s Dot Publishing. 2012.
• Lead Editor: Northern Lights. Sam’s Dot Publishing. 2010.
• Associate Editor. Fantasy Magazine. 2008–2010.
• Developmental Editor: Z is for Xenophobe. Wingnut Productions. 2008.
• Associate Editor. From the Asylum Magazine. 2007-2008.
• Cover Matter Editor and Copy Writer: EastView Information Services. 2006-2009.

Guest Blogging:
• Guest Blogger: Writing Process Blog Tour. March 2014.
• Guest Blogger: The Next Big Thing Blog Hop. December 2012.
• Guest Blogger: Musa Publications Blog, May 2012.
• Guest Blogger: Carina Press Blog, June 2011.
• Guest Blogger: Musings by Glynis: Writing Blind, March 2011.
• Guest Blogger: Carina Press Blog, November 2010.

Interviews:
• Interviewed by Gabby Landsverk for Sun Sailor Newspaper. Hopkins, MN, July 2016.
• Interviewed by Sheila Regan for City Pages. Minneapolis, MN. October 2015.
• Interviewed by Joel Arnold for Beneath the Trap Door: 5 Questions for Authors. July 2013.
• Interviewed by Bryan Thomas Schmidt for Ray Gun Chronicles Kickstarter. February 2013.
• Interviewed by Laura Zelinski for Readings in Lesbian & Bisexual Women’s Fiction, Blogtalk Radio. September 2011.
• Interviewed by Samantha McDonald for Disabled and Proud. KFAI Radio, 90.3 Minneapolis, MN. August 2011.
• Interviewed by Sheila Regan for City Pages. Minneapolis, MN. January 2011.
• Interviewed by Kethry Burke-Scovill. Minnesota Online High School. September 2010.
• Interviewed by Terry Faust for Writers Reject Sack. KFAI Radio, 90.3 Minneapolis, MN. May 2009.
• Interviewed by M.G. Ellington for Lobo Luna Writers Community. February 2009.
• Interviewed by Bat Segundo at memetherapy.com. July 2007.

Modeling:
• The Reader Series. Tim Cooper, photographer. Minnesota Streetcar Museum. Minneapolis, MN. October 2014.
• The Reader Series: War for the Oaks. Tim Cooper, photographer. Carla’s House. Minneapolis, MN. June 2013.
• The Reader Series: War for the Oaks. Tim Cooper, photographer. Minnehaha Falls Deer Pen Field Group Photo. Minneapolis, MN. June 2013.

Panels:
• Jones, Christopher. Merriam, Michael. Toxic Star Studios. “Featured Guest Panel.” Anime Detour. Doubletree Bloomington. Bloomington, MN 7 April 2017.
• Gallo, Elysia. Linde, Nels. Merriam, Michael. Siuda, Tamera. Telyndru, Jhenah. “Pagan Publishing.” Paganicon. Doubletree Park Place. St. Louis Park, MN. 18 March 2017.
• Christenson, David. Heideman, Eric. Merriam, Michael. “Western Women of Page and Screen.” MarsCon. Hilton MSP Airport/Mall of America. Bloomington, MN. 4 March 2017.
• Gellman, Rick. Heideman, Eric. Merriam, Michael. Johnson, Polly Jo. “Anne McCaffrey and the Dragons of Pern.” MarsCon. Hilton MSP Airport/Mall of America. Bloomington, MN. 3 March 2017.
• Arly, S.N.. Marsh, Patrick W.. Merriam, Michael. Mitzuk, Christine. Romm, David. Sullivan, Kathryn. “Artistic Inspiration.” MarsCon. Hilton MSP Airport/Mall of America. Bloomington, MN. 6 March 2016.
• Arly, S.N.. Booth, Roy C.. Marsh, Patrick W.. Merriam, Michael. Tork, Tyler. “Not My Beautiful Minnesota.” MarsCon. Hilton MSP Airport/Mall of America. Bloomington, MN. 5 March 2016.
• Copley-Woods, Haddayr. Gardner, Tom. Merriam, Michael. Stegora, David. Tork, Tyler. “Software for Writers.” MarsCon. Hilton MSP Airport/Mall of America. Bloomington, MN. 5 March 2016.
• Arnason, Eleanor. Berman, Ruth. Merriam, Michael. Sullivan, Kathyrn. Verba Joan Marie. “Writing Under the Radar, or Advantages/Disadvantage of Small Press Publication.” Marscon. Hilton MSP Airport/Mall of America. Bloomington, MN. 5 March 2016.
• Lundoff, Catherine. Merriam, Michael. Valentinelli Monica. “Tanith Lee and Angela Carter and the Dark Fantastic.” Arcana. Best Western Bandana Square, St. Paul, MN. 24 October 2015.
• Fredrick, Dawn. Merriam, Michael. Weisskopf, Toni. Wells, Martha. Zats, Laura. “Evolution of the Publishing Industry.” CONvergence. Bloomington Double Tree Hotel, Bloomington, MN. 3 July 2015.
• Kingsley, David. Merriam, Michael. Merriam, Sherry L. M., Sahin, Ozgur. Salsbury, Brian. “Geeks and Sportsball.” CONvergence. Bloomington Double Tree Hotel, Bloomington, MN. 2 July 2015.
• Bear Elizabeth. Merriam, Michael. Kohl, Lindsey. Spenn. Yelich-Koth, Christa. Whelan, Michael. “Artistic Bravery.” Minicon. Bloomington Double Tree Hotel, Bloomington, MN. 5 April 2015.
• Mealy, Jeanne. Merriam, Michael. Taylor, John W.. Verhulst, Leane. “Why Are We Still Having This Panel?” Minicon. Bloomington Double Tree Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 4 April 2015.
• Bethke, Bruce. Booth, Roy C.. Kritzer, Naomi. Merriam, Michael. Morehouse, Lyda. Sullivan, Katherine. “Convoluted Quests: The Modern Writing Career.” MarsCon. Hilton Hotel MSP Airport. Bloomington, MN. 8 March 2015.
• Arly, S.N. . Copley-Woods, Haddayr. Merriam, Michael. Woerle, Susan. “Storytelling Versus Story Writing.” MarsCon. Hilton Hotel MSP Airport. Bloomington, MN. 8 March 2015.
• Gold, Rachel. Kritzer, Naomi. Merriam, Michael. Morehouse, Lyda. “Why Has No One Ever Heard of Me?” MarsCon. Hilton Hotel MSP Airport. Bloomington, MN. 6 March 2015.
• Austin, Alec. Baird, Dana. Chatham, Ann. Cooper, Tim. Merriam, Michael. “History as Trade Secret.” 4th Street Fantasy Convention. Double Tree Hotel, St. Louis Park, MN 22 June 2014.
• Bear, Elizabeth. Hinderson, Cathy. McGuire, Seanan. Merriam, Michael. Stevermer, Caroline. “Originality and Micro-Genre.” 4th Street Fantasy Convention. Double Tree Hotel, St. Louis Park, MN. 21 June 2014
• Effinger-Weintraub, Eli. Faust, Terry. Heimbuch, John. Merriam, Michael. “Adapting Fiction for Stage.” Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers. Washburn Public Library. Minneapolis, MN. 10 May 2014.
• Arneson, Eleanor. Berman, Ruth. Heideman, Eric. Merriam, Michael. Sasserville, Laramie. “Local References in Urban Fantasy.” Minicon 49. Double Tree Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 19 April 2014.
• Baird, Dana. Heideman, Eric. Merriam, Michael. Thomas, Michael D. “Navigating the World of Small Press Publishing” Minicon 49. Double Tree Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 18 April 2014.
• Arly, S.N.. Copley-Woods, Haddayr. Dancewolffe, Stryder. Merriam, Michael. “Time is the Key for Artists.” MarsCon 16. Double Tree Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 8 March 2014.
• Berman, Ruth. Lundoff, Catherine. Merriam, Michael. Sahim, Ozgar. “Adventures in Time.” MarsCon 16. Double Tree Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 7 March 2014.
• Johnstone Carlson, Tessa. Kuzenski, Aimee. Long-Ewing, Kimberly. Merriam, Michael. “Command and Distaff: Women’s Roles in Military SF&F.” Diversicon 21. Best Western Bandana Square. St. Paul, MN. 3 August 2013.
• Callahan, Rob. Merriam, Michael. Tork, Tyler. “This Was So Awesome When I Was a Kid.” Diversicon 21. Best Western Bandana Square. St. Paul, MN. 2 August 2013.
• Arly, S.N.. Gold, Rachel. Kohagen, Axel. Lundoff, Catherine. Merriam, Michael. “Can’t Rip a Chainmail Bikini.” Diversicon 21. Best Western Bandana Square. St. Paul, MN. 1 August 2013.
• Anderson, Vetnita. Levy, Michael. Merriam, Michael. Murphy, Sean M. “Kids Intro to Classic SF&F.” CONvergence 15. Doubletree Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 7 July 2013.
• Hautman, Peter. Klima, John. Lynch, Scott. Merriam, Michael. Valentinelli, Monica. “Beyond SF 101.” CONvergence 15. Doubletree Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 6 July 2013.
• Brust, Steven. Klages, Ellen. Lingen, Marissa. Lynch, Scott. Merriam, Michael. “Cussing and Swearing.” 4th Street Fantasy Convention 15. Spring Hill Suites. St. Louis Park, MN. 23 June 2013.
• Levine, David. Lingen, Marissa. Merriam, Michael. Thomas, Michael “Short Stories.” 4th Street Fantasy Convention. Spring Hill Suites. St. Louis Park, MN. 21 June 2013.
• Arly, S. N. Hulick, Doug. Merriam, Michael. Sullivan, Kathryn. “Reasons Things go Wrong.” MarsCon 15. Crowne Plaza Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 3 March 2013.
• Arly, S.N. Gold, Rachel. Long-Ewing, Kimberly. Merriam, Michael. “Writers Who Like to Write.” MarsCon 15. Crowne Plaza Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 2 March 2013.
• Merriam, Michael. Sullivan, Kathryn. “Looking Forward and Being Optimistic in SF.” MarsCon 15. Crowne Plaza Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 1 March 2013.
• Alexander, Will. Barnhill, Kelly. Goloboy, Jennie. Merriam, Michael. “Successful Query Letters.” Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers. Lund’s Community Room, Minneapolis, MN. 20 January 2013.
• Cornell, Paul. Merriam, Michael. Morehouse, Lyda. Synder, Brandy. Turnbull, James. “Is Urban Fantasy Just Romance for Geeks?” CONvergence 14. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 7 July 2012.
• Borchers, Kevin. Howes, Alexandra. McDole, Sarah. Merriam, Michael. Williams-Scott, Amy. “Diversity in Steampunk.” CONvergence 14. Doubletree Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 6 July 2012.
• Baird, Dana. Hulick, Doug. McCullough, Kelly. Merriam, Michael. Schmidt, Bryon Thomas. “So, You’ve Sold a Novel. Now What Happens?” CONvergence 14. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 6 July 2012.
• Goloboy, Jennie. Merriam, Michael. Tomlinson, Patrick. Whitlatch, Adam. “Escaping the Slush Pile.” CONvergence 14. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 5 July 2012.
• Bear, Elizabeth. Merriam, Michael. Modzelewski, Chris. Scalzi, John. “Accessibility, Genre, and Depth.” 4th Street Fantasy Convention 14. Spring Hill Suites. St. Louis Park, MN. 23 June 2012.
• Alexander, Will. Berman, Ruth. Friedman, Beth. Merriam, Michael. Yolan, Jane. “Appending our Cultural Heritage.” Minicon 47. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 7 April 2012.
• Alexander, Will. Baird, Dana. Berman, Ruth. Merriam, Michael. Stemple, Adam. Yolan, Jane. “Folklore or Fakelore.” Minicon 47. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 8 April 2012.
• Arnold, Joel. Merriam, Michael. Taylor, Margaret. “E-Book Publishing.” Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers. Lund’s Community Room. Minneapolis, MN. 18 March 2012.
• Cummer, Veronica. Gallo, Elysia. Merriam, Michael. Silver, Jenett. “Copyright and Pagans.” Paganicon 2. Doubletree Plaza Hotel. St. Louis Park, MN. 17 March 2012.
• Ashwell, Tom. Callahan, Rob. Kritzer, Naomi. Marjesdatter, Rebecca. Merriam, Michael. Morehouse, Lyda. “Technology after the Apocalypse.” MarsCon 14. Crown Plaza Inn Bloomington, MN. 11 March 2012.
• Balfanz, Brandon. Jerde, Cassandra. Copley-Woods, Haddayr. Kritzer, Naomi. Merriam, Michael. Morehouse, Lyda. “Urban Fantasy.” MarsCon 14. Crown Plaza Inn Bloomington, MN. 10 March 2012.
• Booth, Roy C. Heideman, Eric. Merriam, Michael. Riley, R. Thomas. “Weird Western Fiction.” MarsCon 14. Crown Plaza Inn Bloomington, MN. 10 March 2012.
• Borchers, Kevin. Howes, Alexandra. Merriam, Michael. Williams-Scott, Amy. “Diversity in Steampunk.” MarsCon 14. Crown Plaza Inn. Bloomington, MN. 9 March 2012.
• Heideman, Eric. Merriam, Michael. Olson, Sarah. “It Came from the Slush Pile.” Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers. Lund’s Community Room. Minneapolis, MN. 11 December 2011.
• Bast, Anya. Livdahl, Kristin. Merriam, Michael. Morehouse, Lyda. Moon-Murphy, Hilary. “Cross Genre Romance.” CONvergence 13. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 2 July 2011.
• Bast, Anya. McCullough, Kelly. McGuire, Seanan. Merriam, Michael. Walbridge, David. Wilbanks, David. “Happy Writers and Fast Writers.” CONvergence 13. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 2 July 2011.
• Baird, Dana. Bast, Anya. McCullough, Kelly. McGuire, Seanan. Merriam, Michael. Wilbanks, David. “Ask a Writer.” CONvergence 13. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 1 July 2011.
• Bast, Anya. Merriam, Michael. Ristow, Richard. Wilbanks, David. Zecca, Michael. “eBooks – Books & Publishers.” CONvergence 13. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 1 July 2011.
• Blauersouth, Lisa. Levy, Michael. Livdahl, Kristin, Merriam, Michael. Stormer, MontiLee. Valente, Catherynne. “Into the Woods: Creating Fairy Tales.” CONvergence 13. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 1 July 2011.
• Austin, Alec. Bull, Emma. Lynch, Scott. Merriam, Michael. Smith, Sherwood. “Novelty, Complexity, and Mass Appeal.” 4th Street Fantasy Convention 13. Doubletree Plaza Hotel. St. Louis Park, MN. 26 June 2011.
• Gwin, Anne. Merriam, Michael. Shetterly, Will. Wrede, Patricia C. “It’s a Secret to Everyone.” 4th Street Fantasy Convention 13. Doubletree Plaza Hotel St. Louis Park, MN. 25 June 2011.
• Merriam, Michael. Nielsen Hayden, Patrick. Neilsen Hayden, Teresa. Scalzi, John. “Common Misconceptions about the Publishing Industry.” Sheraton Hotel. Minicon 46. Bloomington, MN. 23 March 2011.
• Dean, Pamela, Merriam, Michael. Yolan, Jane. “Ask a Writer.” Minicon 46. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 22 March 2012.
• Foos, Ricky. Heideman, Eric. Lingen, Marissa. Merriam, Michael. Stemple, Adam. “Non-Western Cultures in Fantasy.” Minicon 46. Sheraton Hotel Bloomington, MN. 22 March 2012.
• Berman, Ruth. Heideman, Eric. Merriam, Michael. “Short Stories and the People Who Love Them.” Minicon 46. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 22 March 2012.
• Booth, Roy C. Lundoff, Catherine. Merriam, Michael. Waltz, Anna. “Ask a Writer.” MarsCon 13. Hilton Airport Suites. Bloomington, MN. 6 March 2011.
• Christenson, David. Heideman, Eric. Merriam, Michael. “Westerns as Fantasy Literature.” MarsCon 13. Hilton Airport Suites. Bloomington, MN. 6 March 2011.
• Bujold, Lois McMaster. Kritzer, Naomi. Merriam, Michael. “Writing in a Series: Harmonies and Discords.” MarsCon 13. Hilton Airport Suites. Bloomington, MN. 6 March 2011.
• Johnson, PMF. Kritzer, Naomi. Merriam, Michael. “The Woods are Lovely.” MarsCon 13. Hilton Airport Suites. Bloomington, MN. 5 March 2011.
• Arly, S. N. Chilson, Rob. Merriam, Michael. Wu, Frank. “Writing Short Stories, Writing Novels.” Diversicon 18. Best Western Inn. St. Paul, MN. 31 July 2010.
• Lynsen, Joshua. Merriam, Michael. Stormer, MontiLee. Thomas, Michael D. “The Death of the Magazine.” CONvergence 12. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 4 July 2010.
• McCoy, R. Scott. Jamison, Scott. Levy, Michael. Merriam, Michael. “Gunsmoke and Bloodshed: Dark Heroes of the Pulps.” Sheraton Hotel. CONvergence 12. Bloomington, MN. 3 July 2010.
• Booth, Roy C. Jensen, Rob. Levy, Michael. Merriam, Michael. Valentino, Nick. “Steampunk on the Page.” CONvergence 12. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 2 July 2010.
• Ellis, Ben. Kronick, Rachel. Merriam, Michael. Strait, Kelly. Thomas, Michael D. “The Wide World of SF Conventions.” CONvergence 12. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 2 July 2010.
• Merriam, Michael. Staffin-Weibe, Abra. Zero, Conrad. “Social Media and the Writer.” Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers. Lund’s Community Room. Minneapolis, MN. 13 June 2010.
• Dudda, Peer. Lundsten, Betsy. Matheson, Elise, Merriam, Michael. “Including Disabled People in Fiction.” Minicon 45. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 4 April 2010.
• Baird, Dana. Callahan, Rob. Merriam, Michael. Prell, Lettie. Stevermer, Caroline. “Writing Cross-Genre.” Minicon 45. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 3 April 2010.
• Bova, Ben. Feder, Moshe. Heideman, Eric. Merriam, Michael. “The Editors Panel.” Minicon 45. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 2 April 2010.
• Baird, Dana. Bolgstad, Jan. Campbell, Tyree. Merriam, Michael. “Genres and Subgenres.” Diversicon 17. Best Western Inn. St. Paul, MN. 2 August 2009.
• Booth, Roy C. Merriam, Michael. Hawes, Amanda. “Disabilities in Science Fiction” Diversicon 17. Best Western Inn. St. Paul, MN. 1 August 2009.
• Berman, Ruth. McCullough, Kelly. Merriam, Michael. Moon Murphy, Hilary. “The Twin Cities School.” CONvergence 11. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 5 July 2009.
• Lundsten, Betsy. Matheson, Elise. Merriam, Michael. “Disabilities in Science Fiction.” CONvergence 11. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 4 July 2009.
• Lingen, Marissa. Meachum, Beth. Merriam, Michael. Walton, Jo. Whitmore, Tom. “How to Give and Take a Critique.” 4th Street Fantasy Convention 11. Doubletree Plaza Hotel. St. Louis Park, MN. 21 June 2009.
• Callahan, Rob. Johnson, Greg L. Merriam, Michael. Schroeder, Karl. “Humor with an Edge: Mixing the Silly with the Profound.” Minicon 44. Sheraton Hotel. Minicon 44. Bloomington, MN. 11 April 2009.
• Brignall, Rick. Callahan, Rob. McCoy, R. Scott. Merriam, Michael. Schroeder, Karl. “Breaking into Publishing in the 21st Century.” Minicon 44. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 12 April 2009.
• Callahan, Rob. Dean, Pamela. Eisenstein, Phyllis. McCoy, R. Scott. Merriam, Michael. “Social Contract: What Negative Emotions is it OK to Evoke in Your Readers?” Sheraton Hotel. Minicon 44. Bloomington, MN. 12 April 2009.
• Hite, Kenneth. McCullough, Kelly. Merriam, Michael. Nesbitt, Juanita. Stemple, Adam. Wurl, Jody. “Urban Fantasy.” CONvergence 10. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 5 July 2008.
• Balzer, Jerrod. Booth Cynthia. Booth, Roy C. Gyre, Garnet. Kaveny, Philip. Merriam, Michael. “Getting Published 101.” CONvergence 10. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 4 July 2008.
• Booth, Roy C. McCullough, Kelly. Merriam, Michael. Stemple, Adam. Waltz, Anna. “Writing Business: Cover Letters, Manuscripts, and Rejections.” CONvergence 10. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 4 July 2008.
• Arnold, Joel. Baird, Dana. Gyre, Garnet. Merriam, Michael. Texter, Doug. “Where Do You Start?” CONvergence 10. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 3 July 2008.
• Brown, Reesa. Evans, Jennifer. Lingen, Marissa. Merriam, Michael. Nielson-Hayden, Teresa. O’Connell, Kit. Singer, Jon. “Advice from New Writers.” 4th Street Fantasy Convention 10. Hilton Airport Suites. Bloomington, MN. 22 June 2008.
• Kritzer, Naomi. Lundsten, Betsy. Merriam, Michael. Morehouse, Lyda. Mills, CJ. “Minneapolis Magic, St. Paul Magic.” Minicon 43. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 22 March 2008.
• Gibney, Shannon. Kronick, Rachel. Merriam, Michael. Morehouse, Lyda. Yolan, Jane. “Whose Responsibility Is It to Write for Me?” Minicon 43. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 23 March 2008.
• Baldwin, Evelyn. Birtolo, Dylan, Booth Roy C. Keene, Brian. Merriam, Michael. “Writing about Creatures.” CONvergence 9. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 8 July 2007.
• Booth, Roy C. Faust, Terry. Merriam, Michael. Sullivan, Kathy. Texter, Doug. “Writing Craft: The Plot that Ate My Book.” CONvergence 9. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 8 July 2007.
• Guirard, Andre. Keene, Brian. Merriam, Michael. Moon Murphy, Hilary. Texter, Doug. “Writing Craft: Creature and Character.” CONvergence 9. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 7 July 2007.
• Booth, Roy C. Keene Brian. Merriam, Michael. Moon Murphy, Hilary. “Writing Life: The Book as Vampire, Or – Does the Muse Always Bite?” CONvergence 9. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 7 July 2007.
• Grant, Gavin. Pelland, Jennifer. Mamatas. Nick. Merriam, Michael. “Short Fiction Markets You Should Know.” Wiscon 31. Concourse Hotel. Madison, WI. 26 May 2007.
• Bujold, Lois McMaster. Merriam, Michael. Sullivan, Kathy. Winter, Laurel. “Publishing 101.” Minicon 42. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 6 April 2007.
• Dudda, Peer. Merriam, Michael. Neilsen Hayden, Teresa. “Ask a Disabled Fan.” Minicon 42. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 7 April 2007.
• Berman, Ruth, Merriam, Michael. Moon Murphy, Hilary. Sheridan, Damian. Wittman, Jason D. “Writing Business: Cover Letters, Manuscripts, and Rejections.” CONvergence 8. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 9 July 2006.
• Lynch, Scott. Merriam, Michael. Patterson, Becca. Sullivan, Kathy. Wittman, Jason D. “Writing Life: Happy Writers and Fast Writers.” CONvergence 8. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 8 July 2006.
• Alderson, Melanie. Lynch, Scott. McCullough, Kelly. Merriam, Michael. “Writing Life: Rejections and Acceptances.” CONvergence 8. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 8 July 2006.
• Berman, Ruth. Kritzer, Naomi. Merriam, Michael. Moon Murphy, Hilary. “SF&F Set in the Twin Cities.” Radisson Hotel and Conference Center. Minicon 41. Bloomington, MN. 15 April 2006.
• Ellison, Harlan. Merriam, Michael. Meluch, RM. Stemple, Adam. Stewart, Guy. “Publishing 101B.” Minicon 41. Radisson Hotel and Conference Center. Bloomington, MN. 14 April 2006.
• Bear, Elizabeth. Lynch, Scott. Merriam, Michael. Patterson, Becca. Sullivan, Kathy. “How to Keep Your Characters Balanced.” CONvergence 7. Radisson Hotel and Conference Center. Bloomington, MN. 3 July 2005.
• Merriam, Michael. Moon Murphy, Hilary. Wurl, Jody. “Why Can’t Grown-up Books Be This Good?” CONvergence 7. Radisson Hotel and Conference Center. Bloomington, MN. 3 July 2005.
• Merriam, Michael. Moon Murphy, Hilary. “This Book Needs a Talking Cat!” CONvergence 7. Radisson Hotel and Conference Center. Bloomington, MN. 2 July 2005.
• Kerr, Peg. Kritzer, Naomi. Merriam, Michael. Moon Murphy, Hilary. “Publishing 101” Minicon 40. Radisson Hotel and Conference Center. Minneapolis, MN. 26 March 2005.
• Halseth, Kristina. Kimberly, Melinda. Martinez, Ken. Merriam, Michael. Patterson, Becca. Stemple, Adam. “Anti-Heroes.” CONvergence 6. Radisson Hotel and Conference Center. Bloomington, MN. 4 July 2004.
• Merriam, Michael. Sullivan, Kathy. “Welcome Back, Potter.” CONvergence 5. Radisson Hotel and Conference Center. Bloomington, MN. July 2003.

Podcasts:
• The Not-So Silent Planet Episode TBA. Philip Andrew Bennet Low, host. St. Louis Park, MN. 2018.
• The Not-So Silent Planet Episode TBA. Philip Andrew Bennet Low, host. St. Louis Park, MN. 2018.
• The Not-So Silent Planet Episode 17. Philip Andrew Bennet Low, host. St. Louis Park, MN. 27 August 2017.
• The Not-So Silent Planet Episode 16. Philip Andrew Bennet Low, host. St. Louis Park, MN. 27 July 2017.
• The Not-So Silent Planet Episode 5. Philip Andrew Bennet Low, host. St. Louis Park, MN. 27 December 2016.
• The Not-So Silent Planet Episode 4. Philip Andrew Bennet Low, host. St. Louis Park, MN. 13 December 2016.
• American Underground. Rob Callahan, host. Minneapolis, MN 26 May 2016.
• Obsessed! Episode 28. Joseph Scrimshaw, host. Moorehead, MN. May 2013.

Presentations:
• Merriam, Michael. “Imposter Syndrome.” Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers. Uptown Heating Community Room. Minneapolis, MN. 27 February 2016.
• Merriam, Michael. “Subtext.” Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers. Uptown Heating Community Room. 13 December 2015.
• Merriam, Michael. “Time in Fiction.” Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers. Washburn Library. Minneapolis, MN. 22 August 2015.
• Merriam, Michael. “Storytelling for Stage and Ritual Workshop.” Paganicon 4. Double Tree Hotel. St. Louis Park, MN. 15 March 2014.
• Merriam, Michael. “Hand Selling Your Book.” Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers. Lund’s Community Room. Minneapolis, MN. 15 December 2013.
• Merriam, Michael. “Author Q&A.” Yoga Quest Studios, Minneapolis, MN. 22 July 2013.
• Merriam, Michael. “Planning the Next MinnSpec Anthology.” Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers. Lund’s Community Room. Minneapolis, MN. 19 May 2013.
• Merriam, Michael. “Advice for Writers.” CoreCon 5. Days Inn of Moorhead Hotel. Moorhead, MN. 5 May 2013.
• Merriam, Michael. Scrimshaw, Joseph. “Spoken Word Performing.” CoreCon 5. Days Inn of Moorhead Hotel. Moorhead, MN. 4 May 2013.
• Merriam, Michael. “Specific Works of Michael Merriam and Q&A Session.” CoreCon 5. Days Inn of Moorhead Hotel. Moorhead, MN. 4 May 2013.
• Merriam, Michael. “Rejection…When the Publishers and Agents Are Not a Good Fit.” Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers. Lund’s Community Room. Minneapolis, MN. 17 July 2011.
• Merriam, Michael. “Getting the Most Out of Your Convention Experience.” Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers. Lund’s Community Room. Minneapolis, MN. 10 October 2010.
• Merriam, Michael. “Q&A with an Editor.” Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers. Lund’s Community Room. Minneapolis, MN. 23 May 2010.
• Merriam, Michael. “Writing Workshop for Teens.” CONvergence 11. Sheraton Hotel. Bloomington, MN. 5 July 2009.
• Merriam, Michael. “Q&A with Michael Merriam” Behind Our Eyes: Teleconference for Blind Writers. Westbrooke Patio Homes. Hopkins, MN. 18 February 2009.
• Merriam, Michael. “Publishing 101.” Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers. Lund’s Community Room. Minneapolis, MN. 30 March 2008.
• Merriam, Michael. “Markets and Market Strategies for the Short Fiction Writer.” Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers. Lund’s Community Room. Minneapolis, MN. 24 October 2007.

Publishing Consultant:
• Kenwood Therapy Center. Publishing Consultation. 20 December 2013. Minneapolis, MN.

Radio:
• Art Hounds. Minnesota Public Radio/American Public Media. Segment Presenter on Between the Margins Theatre Festival. December 2011.
• Art Hounds. Minnesota Public Radio/American Public Media. Segment Presenter on Saboteur: A Theatrical Game with Puzzles. July 2010.

Theatre:
• Minnesota Fringe Festival Volunteer. Sidekick and Usher. 08/01/2013 through 08/11/2013. Minneapolis, MN.
• StoryFest Minnesota. Host, Dead Men Tell No Tales: An Hour of Ghost Stories. 4/12/2013. Minneapolis, MN.
• Minnesota Fringe Festival Volunteer. Box Officer, Sidekick, and Usher. 08/02/2012 through 08/12/ 2012. Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN.

Affiliations, Awards, Education, and Training

Awards and Honors:
• 2017 Staff Pick – “Twenty-One” on Cast of Wonders Podcast.
• Finalist – Story SlamMN! Grand Slam. Minneapolis, MN. 7/16/2013.
• 3rd Place – Story SlamMN! Semi-Final Round II. Minneapolis, MN. 7/2/2013.
• Guest of Honor – CoreCon V. Moorehead, MN. 5/3/2013 through 5/5/2013.
• 2nd Place – Story SlamMN! September Event, 2012.
• Top Book of 2011 – Readings in Lesbian & Bisexual Women’s Fiction.
• 2nd Place – The NorthStar Storytelling League Story Slam, 2011.
• Nominated – Nebula Award (Long List): Novella, 2010.
• Finalist – Writers of the Future Contest, 2009.
• Honorable Mention – The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror Anthology, 2008.
• Semi-finalist – Writers of the Future Contest, 2007.
• Nominated – James B. Baker Award in Short Fiction, 2007.
• Nominated – Preditors and Editors Reader’s Choice Award, 2007.
• Semi-finalist – Writers of the Future Contest, 2006.
• Nominated – Preditors and Editors Reader’s Choice Award, 2006.
• Honorable Mention – Writers of the Future Contest, 2005.

Professional Affiliations:
• Artists with Disabilities Alliance. 2010 – Current.
• Complete Works Writers Group. 2012 – 2015.
• Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers. 2004 – Current.
• MN Artists.org. 2005 – Current.
• MN8 Novelists Workshop. 2011.
• NorthStar Storytelling League 2010 – 2012.
• Online Writers Workshop for Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror. 2001 – 2009.
• The Outer Alliance. 2010 – 2017.
• Romance Writers of America. 2013 – 2017.
• Science Fiction Poetry Association. 2007 – 2012.
• SF Minnesota. 2009 – 2015.
• Steampunk Writers and Artists Guild. 2008 – Current.
• Story Arts of Minnesota. 2012 – Current.

Professional Artistic Positions:
• Clan Hopkins Productions: Artistic Director. 2011- Current.
• Drey Books: Publisher. 2008 – Current.
• Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers: Organizer. 2011- 2017.
• Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers: Convention Liaison. 2006 – 2013.
• Tricia and the Toonies/TNT Productions: Booking Agent. 2007 – 2008.
• Twin Cities Pagan Pride: Event Operations Manager. 2005.

Education and Training:
• Story Slam Workshop with Ward Rubrecht. Minneapolis, MN. April 2013
• Voices for All — Vocal Acting Workshop. Hopkins, MN. March 2009.
• Nancy Donoval’s Storytelling Workshop, Minneapolis, MN. January 2008.
• University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN. Academic Focus: Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature. 2005-2006.
• Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, OK. Academic Focus: Contemporary Literature and Poetry. 1988-1990.