Michael Pogach is the author of the award-nominated Rafael Ward series: THE SPIDER IN THE LAUREL (2018 Kindle Book Award finalist), THE LONG OBLIVION (2019 Kindle Book Award semi-finalist), THE TYRANT GODS, and THE HIDDEN EMPIRE, as well as the chapbook Zero to Sixty. His short stories can be found in anthologies such as Tales from the Combat Zone and Blackest Spells. His work has been called “refreshing” and “gritty and graphic.”
Michael also conducts fiction writing workshops at local bookstores and cafes, as well as high schools, colleges, and conferences. He has appeared at Arcadia University, Borough of Manhattan Community College, The Doylestown Bookshop, the AWP Conference & Bookfair, the Montgomery County Community College Annual Writers Conference, and more.
When not mooching free WiFi from Starbucks, Michael teaches literature and creative writing in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley.