Michael Haynes lives in Central Ohio where he helps keep IT systems running for a large corporation during the day and puts his characters through the wringer by night. An ardent short story reader and writer, Michael's fiction has appeared in venues such as Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Daily Science Fiction, Intergalactic Medicine Show, and Nature. (For Michael's complete bibliography, go to his Publications page.) He is a member of the Codex Writer's Group.

He is Co-Editor with Kelly Stiles of Goldfish Grimm's Spicy Fiction Sushi and is an Associate Editor for the Unidentified Funny Objects series of anthologies.