Michael Zimecki is a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based attorney-author. Born in inner-city Detroit, Michael worked as a steelworker, advertising copywriter, medical editor, and college teacher before practicing law. He is the author of a novel, Death Sentences, published by Crime Wave Press, and a novella, The History of My Final Illness, which appeared in Eclectica Magazine. Michael’s nonfiction work has appeared in Harper’s Magazine, College English, and The National Law Journal, among other publications. He recently published a flash nonfiction piece for Cleaver Magazine on climate change called “How to Boil a Child,” and a longer essay, “Monumental Evil,” for Another Chicago Magazine. It’s about the Confederate memorial in Chicago’s Oak Woods Cemetery, where his maternal great-great grandfather, a Confederate prisoner of war, is buried. Michael lives in Pittsburgh with his wife, Susan. To learn more about Michael Zimecki and His work, please visit crimewavepress.com/authors/michael_zimecki.php.