Author Archives: Michael E. Sedgwick

About Michael E. Sedgwick

I live in a beautiful retirement community beneath the Catalina Mountains, 26 miles north of Tucson, and enjoy writing short stories, novels, memoirs and essays. I've been married to a wonderful woman for 55 years and enjoy traveling the world with her.


This is a collection of the best of the author’s short stories, published previously in OF HEAVEN & EARTH and REPORT FROM MARS, together with selected essays, poems and memoirs written over the past thirty years. Almost every entry can … Continue reading

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After publishing my latest novel, Time & Again, on April 1, it has been very gratifying to receive so many positive comments from people who have read it and recommended it enthusiastically to others. One special source of encouragement has … Continue reading

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Who knows which way the wind will blow today? An east wind whines and brings unhappy news of neighbors stressed so power and wealth can play. Young lives, like flowers, may quickly fade and lose their bloom, which greed soon … Continue reading

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New Book: TIME & AGAIN

My latest novel, TIME & AGAIN, is now on sale from Amazon in the United States and in the United Kingdom. The direct link to the page is: TIME & AGAIN is a fictional drama set on the rugged … Continue reading

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The F Word

A VICTORIAN MELODRAMA When Freddie Fanackerpan, a freckled, florid fellow from Fairfield, Florida, was forced to face the fact he was fifty-five on the fourth of February, he reflected how fortunate he fared to feel favored by a far-flung family … Continue reading

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There are so many examples of greed, particularly corporate greed, all around us that we have come to accept them with hardly a murmur. Fifty years ago, flying domestically or internationally was a pleasure and an adventure. Now, on U.S. … Continue reading

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I’m wholeheartedly in support of the current upsurge by women in their declaration for the right for equal pay and for freedom from sexual pestering or pressure. At the same time, in a light-hearted way, I foresee some developments down … Continue reading

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