Michael Kasenow is the author of the award-winning novels, View From The Edge; A Wicked Thing, and The Last Paradise. He is also the author of the award- winning collections of poetry: Six Feet Down and Something’s Bound to Happen. He is a geologist who obtained his PhD from Western Michigan University. For many years he taught water and environmental courses at Eastern Michigan University. His scientific work has been published through Water Resources Publications. He has traveled extensively and lived in many places among a variety of unique personalities. His lifetime resume includes waiter, cab driver, bartender, lumberman, janitor, butcher, and ranch hand in New Mexico. These experiences add authenticity to his written work. He lives in Michigan and has been honored with many literary awards.