Author Archives: Michael Merriam

News

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

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Next Year’s Birthday

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

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On the Line

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

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Bangbang Apple Pie

I see in the news once again the police are shooting and killing unarmed black people while heavily armed white men in tactical gear are talked down gently. I think I need to start performing this around the country. I … Continue reading

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DreamHaven Reading 2018

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.

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Concussion

Honestly, who needs to remember words – like that stuff you drink at Christmas. You know, you put nutmeg on it. Sometimes bourbon Numbers are overrated. Sure, I have a date of birth a zip code a bar code. Somewhere. … Continue reading

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PlanetFest Theatre Festival

I will at Planetfest on Saturday the 17th for the 7pm showing. I am very pleased to have collaborated on one of the short plays with the fantastic Fox B. Barrett. Come out and see our radio play within a … Continue reading

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Michael Merriam Reading at DreamHaven Books

On Wednesday, February 7 MICHAEL MERRIAM reads from his fiction. Michael Merriam is an author, actor, poet, playwright, and professional storyteller. He has published three novels, two short story collections, four novellas, and over 90 pieces of short fiction and … Continue reading

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GPS Holiday Emporium

Hey Everyone! I will be selling and signing books this year at the Geek Partnership Society Holiday Emporium!The event is Saturday, December 9th from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM at The Waterbury Building 1121 Jackson St NE, Ste 106, Minneapolis, … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Twin Cities Book Festival

This year at the Twin Cities Book Festival I shared table space with my friend Catherine Lundoff and her newest endeavor, Queen of Swords Press. Sharing space with Catherine was fun and I think Queen of Swords did pretty well … Continue reading

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