Mike Massa writes science fiction, military SF, fantasy and post-apocalyptic fiction, in addition to non-fiction articles for publication. His most recent novel, co-written with John Ringo, is the national bestseller River of Night (2019), book six in the NYT best-selling Black Tide Rising series. Since 2016, he has written two novels, a novella, and a dozen short pieces which have been included in ten anthologies. In addition to his writing, Mike works for an award-winning research university, integrating machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies into practical applications for logistics, predictive maintenance, and cyber-defense. Or, you know, Skynet. Whichever comes first.

Before he began writing, Mike lived an adventurous life, including stints as a naval officer (1130), an investment banker, a security and anti-fraud expert and a tech entrepreneur.

He has lived outside the US for several years, plus the usual military deployments. Mike is married and enjoys the challenges of three sons and a growing cohort of grandsons all of whom check daily to see if today is the day they can pull down the old lion. Not yet…