Michael McCormick's award-winning fiction, poetry, and articles have appeared in many journals and anthologies. He is currently writing an urban fantasy novel.
Mike belongs to the Science Fiction Writers of America (SFWA), Science Fiction Poetry Association (SFPA), Codex Writers Group, League of Minnesota Poets (LOMP), and The Loft Literary Center.
Mike & his wife Laura split their time between Saint Paul, Minnesota and Lake Superior. They enjoy travel, hiking, Tai Chi, and perplexing cats.
They have two grown daughters and a growing collection of books, vinyl records, ceramic owls, peculiar rocks, and other anachronisms.
News & Events
A POETIC TRILOGY
A trilogy of three Michael McCormick poems appear in the Summer issue of Poetica Review: Revolution 9, Farm Girl, and Depression.
Just in time for summer, Michael McCormick's poem "Crickets" appears in the Summer 2020 issue of Martin Lake Journal.
AFTERLIVES OF WRITERS
A new anthology Afterlives of the Writers includes Michael McCormick's short story "A Dubliner's Return". Find out what happened to James Joyce in the afterlife, along with Jack Kerouac, C.S. Lewis, Kurt Vonnegut, Emily Bronte, & others!
STILL POWERFUL 20 YEARS LATER
A story Michael McCormick published twenty years ago in Japan is now available in USA as a free reprint! "Book of Changes" brought a perspective to 1945 Hiroshima that still moves readers today.
Michael McCormick joined Curious Fictions, a place where you can subscribe to authors, support their work, read stories and get news. Visit Mike's author page to check it out and subscribe.
A "HARD POEM"
Michael McCormick decided to share a poem written in grief and anger after the 2014 death of a close friend. "Green Lake" appears in the new issue of The Roaring Muse.
RAY BRADBURY AWARD
Michael McCormick's nomination for the Science Fiction Writers of America Ray Bradbury award for best sci-fi film or TV show -- Westworld's "Bicameral Mind" episode -- made it onto the Nebula ballot.
Sep 17 2016
BOOK RELEASE PARTY
Jackpine Writers Bloc hosted a Book Release Party for Talking Stick Volume 25, which includes Michael McCormick's short story "Cass at 83". Now available from Amazon and other booksellers!
An anthology of David Bowie inspired stories and poetry, including Michael McCormick's poem "Ghost Star", is now available on Amazon and elsewhere. Proceeds go to cancer care and research.
Michael McCormick's poem "Wounded Sky" selected in the 6th Annual Writer's Digest Poetry Awards.