Michael Merschel’s three decades in journalism included 12 years as books editor for The Dallas Morning News. In that role, he interviewed authors such as Kwame Alexander and Norton Juster. Also, Judy Blume retweeted him once, and he won’t stop talking about it. Mike is also the author of the novel “Revenge of the Star Survivors,” which won the Texas Institute of Letters’ award for best middle-grade book in 2018. Before that, he contributed to public radio’s A Prairie Home Companion and composed an out-of-office reply that was mentioned in The New York Times and featured on NPR. He was once a Human of New York but actually lives in Richardson, where he and his wife raised three kids who say he is not all that funny, usually.
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