Michael Bracken

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Gender MALE
Industry Publishing
Occupation Writer/Editor
Location Hewitt, Texas, United States
Introduction Author of 11 books and more than 1,500 shorter pieces (including more than 1,200 short stories), Michael Bracken also edits crime fiction anthologies. He is recipient of the 2016 Edward D. Hoch Memorial Golden Derringer lifetime achievement award for short mystery fiction. His “Dreams Unborn” was named one of the best mystery short stories of the year by the editors of The Best American Mystery Stories 2005, “All My Yesterdays” and "Getting Out of the Box" received Derringer Awards, “Cuts Like a Knife” was short-listed for the Derringer Award, “Of Memories Dying” appeared on the preliminary ballot for the Nebula Award, and he has received many awards for advertising copywriting. Stories from his anthologies have been short-listed for the Anthony, Derringer, Edgar, and Shamus awards. Former Vice President of the Private Eye Writers of America and former VP of the Mystery Writers of America’s Southwest Chapter, Bracken is also an active member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and for many years was an active member of the Horror Writers Association. Additional information is available at www.CrimeFictionWriter.com.