Michael W. Clark is a research biologist and college professor turned writer with over 40 short stories published. Most recently his stories have appeared in Lost Souls, Surprising Stories, Morpheus Tales Magazine, UC Berkley’s Imaginirarium, Black Heart Magazine, Tracers, Infernal Ink and 365 Tomorrows. He also has stories in these anthologies: Fat Zombies; Creature Stew; Gumshoe Mysteries; Future Visions Vol. 3, Nightmare, Delusions and Waking Dreams; and Devils We Know. In 2019, his sci fi adventure novel The Last Dung Beetle appeared in www.serialpulp.com. It was rated 4.5 on Goodreads. He is the editor and content provider for the web site www.ahickshope.wordpress.com. He lives in Southern California.