Buy Michael's books: Amazon.com

Category: Sticky at top

Novelist, Essayist, (Recovering) Journalist

The 2013 Top 10 – A look back on an extraordinary year

By almost any measure, 2013 has been a remarkable year for me.  Looking back, it’s hard not to pick the image at right as the highlight. But any other event would also be worthy of its own blog post (something I’ve not been doing regularly, anyway, but we’ll get to why) and definitely its own…
Read more

A life in words…

Whether you’re looking for the novelist, the essayist, the journalist, or just the good ol’ fashioned pain in the ass Michael DeVault, congratulations. You found me! I hope you’ll spend some time here, getting to know me and to know my work. (The blog is below, books and other links are above.) I try to…
Read more

A Dozen Months. A Dozen Cities. One of them near you.

UPDATE: This tour *is* going to happen. I am willing it so. However, life (graduate school, new job, old new job, new old job, and a massive cross-town move) got in the way. New dates will be announced shortly. Also, I may be adding changing a few  cities.  A dozen months in the year, a…
Read more