Above Photo by Vijay K. Balakrishnan
Michael Backus’ writing, fiction and non-fiction, has appeared in Digging Through the Fat,Okey Panky, One Story, Exquisite Corpse, Cleaver, Oyster River Pages, Prime Number magazine, Every Writer’s Resource, Hanging Loose, The Writer, and The Sycamore Review, among others. Xynobooks published his novel “Double” in ebook-only form in 2012 and “The Vanishing Point” will be published as a physical book by Cactus Moon Publications in 2018. He teaches creative writing for Gotham Writer’s Workshop and Zoetrope Magazine and lives in Albuquerque, NM.
KUNM Spoken Word interview with Michael Backus, hosted by Don McIver
Ask Me Anything conversation on teaching creative writing