Michael Compton writes screenplays, novels, and short stories. With his wife, Sherry, he co-wrote the 2011 thriller "Carjacked," starring Maria Bello and Stephen Dorff. He is the author of the mystery novel "Gumshoe," and co-author of the futuristic adventure saga, "Inferno 2033." His short works have appeared in The Baltimore Review, African American Review, and others, and he is a contributor to "The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture" and the scholastic edition of "Three Early Stories," by J.D. Salinger. He teaches English and Screenwriting at The University of Memphis.
A portion of all his earnings from book sales goes to support animal rescue.