Michael Thomas Barry
Michael Thomas Barry is the critically acclaimed author of seven nonfiction books on varied subjects. He was born in Chicago, grew-up in Wheeling, Illinois, and currently resides in Orange, California with his wife, Christyn and their two golden retrievers, Jake and Madison in spirit).
The author is an alumnus of Cal State Fullerton 90' with degrees in history and criminal justice and is a member of the Phi Alpha Theta honor society. He is a columnist for CrimeMagazine.com, where he pens the weekly column “This Week in Crime History.” Michael has made numerous TV and radio appearances that include Investigation Discovery Channel’s “Deadly Women” TV series and PBS SoCal’s “Real Orange.” Other literary memberships include The Mystery Writers of America, American Society of Journalists & Authors and The Crime Writers Association.
Awards and Recognition
- 2011,2013, 2014, & 2015 Readers' Favorite International Book Awards - Silver, Gold & Finalist
- 2012, 2014 & 2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards - Finalist
- 2012 National Indie Excellence Book Awards - Finalist, true crime
- 2012 & 2013 International Book Awards - Winner, true crime & history general
- 2013 Beverly Hills Book Awards - Winner, arts & entertainment
- 2014 London Book Festival - Runner-up finalist, nonfiction history