Michael A. Ventrella’s fantasy novels ARCH ENEMIES and THE AXES OF EVIL were released from Double Dragon Press to critical acclaim. He is editor of the “Tales from Fortannis” anthologies A BARD IN THE HAND, A BARD’S EYE VIEW, and A BARD DAY’S KNIGHT.
His third novel BLOODSUCKERS: A VAMPIRE RUNS FOR PRESIDENT was released in 2014.
His pirate short story “X Spots the Mark” appears in the anthology RUM AND RUNESTONES and its sequel “Get Kraken” is in CUTLASS AND MUSKET: TALES OF PIRATICAL SKULDUGGERY. His short story “The Jesus Secret” can be found in the collection TWISTED TAILS VII, and “Hell, I Must Be Going” in DREAMERS IN HELL, part of the “Heroes in Hell” series of books. His story “Knowledge” is in DANCE LIKE A MONKEY.
Michael is one of the founders of the biggest fantasy medieval live action role-playing groups in North America and currently runs the Alliance LARP. His Rule Books and Players Guides are available in all formats.
He is also the founder of Animato which, in the late ’80s, was the first major magazine dedicated to animated films. He has been quoted as an animation expert in Entertainment Weekly and in various books.
At his website’s blog he interviews other authors, editors, agents and publishers to get advice for the starting author.
In his spare time, he is a lawyer.
Represented by: Marisa Corvisiero