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Kevin Michaels
Attended Fairleigh Dickinson University
Lives in Asbury Park, New Jersey
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Pick up a free copy of MY new short story collection NINE IN THE MORNING. Intense, edgy, and explosive, NINE IN THE MORNING is an engaging collection of stories filled with razor-sharp dialogue, intense storytelling, and powe...
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Newest update at Sliding Down The Razor's Edge
            A few years ago I wrote a Father’s Day post blasting my biological father for walking out on me when I was a kid.  It was a post filled with rage, bitterness, and pain, and I still stand by every word.  Time won’t...
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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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Writer - surfer - badass
Introduction
Author of the novels: LOST EXIT, FIGHT CARD: HARD ROAD, and FIGHT CARD: CAN'T MISS CONTENDER.

Nominated for a 2011 Pushcart Prize for my short story: "No Tears For Crying" and another 2011 Pushcart Prize nomination for my story: "Who's got The Action".

My short stories and flash fiction have appeared in a number of magazines and indie zines, including The Literary Review, Word Riot, Six Sentences, Dogzplot, The Foundling Review, Powder Burn Flash, A Twist of Noir, At The Bijou, and Tuesday Shorts among many others. Other short stories have been included in the anthologies for Six Sentences (volumes II and II). I also post my fiction at A COLD RUSH OF AIR. I show up periodically at SLIDING DOWN THE RAZOR'S EDGE to offer my opinion and POV on topics not too earth-shattering in size, scope, or detail.

I have also published a number of non-fiction articles and stories in print publications ranging from the NYTimes.com and the Life/Style section of The Boston Globe to The Bergen News and Press Journal, and raged in print at places like the triCity News, NY Daily News, and The Press.

COMING SOON: Upcoming books: STILL BLACK REMAINS, A STEADY RAIN,  and more FIGHT CARD books.

I'm a writer and surfer who lives at the Jersey Shore.

Specialties: Writing, freelance assignments, editing, screenwriting, and solving world problems without waiting to be asked.
Bragging rights
Founder/Creative Director Story Tellers AP. Community based organization that develops literacy through the art of writing. Using reading, group exercises, and one on one mentoring, Story Tellers provides under-served teenagers and young adults the opportunity to write their own stories which can inspire them to discover the strength and power of their own voices. The goal of the program is to develop literacy, self-expression, and self-esteem.
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  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
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