Michael's first novel The Zoo was published in 2009 by Cacoethes Publishing House. His short stories have appeared in The Journal of Microliterature, Fat City Review, The Writers’ Eye, The Uptown Observer and Coffee House Fiction where his story Kiss of Death was included in The Coffee House Fiction 2009 Anthology. His story The Eulogy received Honorable Mention in the Short Story America 2012 contest. A staged reading of his first full-length play Digging Up John Barrymore was performed by Dreamcatcher Entertainment in 2012. In addition to novels and stories, he writes and performs music, including those with the band Late Model Humans.