Author Archives: Michael Merriam
For the 6th year in a row, a dozen authors of science fiction, fantasy, horror and more will read 5 minute excerpts from their stories. Dress up and raise a pint with us in the majestic Titanic Room at Kieran’s … Continue reading
I’ll be back at the Twin Cities Book Festival this year, once again as guest author with Queen of Swords Press. I’ll be helping them sell books and will also be selling all three books in my Grimoires and Gunfights … Continue reading
Come out and have a beer with me this Sunday!
Cover for the upcoming anthology SCOURGE OF THE SEAS OF TIME (AND SPACE) from Queen of Swords Press edited by Catherine Lundoff. My space opera pirate story TENARI will appear alongside other fantastic tales! Due out in December of this … Continue reading
Uncanny Magazine Issue 24- Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction! Coming September 4th, THE 24th ISSUE OF THE 2016, 2017, & 2018 HUGO AWARD-WINNING UNCANNY MAGAZINE, the Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction special issue!!! Includes my personal essay WE ARE NOT … Continue reading
The contracts are signed, so – Sold reprint rights for short story “Tenari” to Queen of Swords Press for their upcoming anthology SCOURGE OF THE SEAS OF TIME (AND SPACE). Sold reprint rights for short story “Fast Gliding Down the … Continue reading
So when my friends start asking me what I want for my birthday next year, I am going to tell them they should pool their money and send me off on a writing retreat so I can have some focused … Continue reading
I will tell you this thing: Everything Anthony Bourdain wrote and said about being a line cook is true and if you listened to him closely enough, you know that was where his heart was; on the line. Everything he … Continue reading
Bangbang Apple Pie 911. What is your emergency? Bangbang apple pie. Bangbang they gotta die. Bangbang America. Bangbang shoot’em all. Black skin – brown skin – anything but white man skin and bangbang. Cops man, you gotta treat’em like a … Continue reading
My latest reading at DreamHaven Books. We had just been in a motor vehicle accident and I probably should have been at urgent care, but the show must go on, right? I may sound a little addled, because concussion.