Michael Lortz received his BA in Creative Writing from Florida State University. After getting a day job in the defense industry, he started writing about sports and music in his spare time on his personal blog. He has now written for many of the most popular baseball sites and covered music for local news media.
His baseball writing and research has been quoted in USAToday, on ESPN.com, and at local county commissioner meetings.
Michael lives in Tampa, Florida and Curveball at the Crossroads is his first novel.