About Michael W. Shurgot

Michael W. Shurgot retired as Professor of Humanities from South Puget Sound CC in Olympia, WA in 2006. He holds a PhD in English Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has published three books on Shakespeare; numerous scholarly essays and theatre reviews; several essays on baseball, including “Caesar’s Stuff; Or, The Modern Baseball Fan” in Writing Personal Essays, ed Sheila Bender; a memoir, “ Could You Be Startin’ from Somewhere Else? Sketches from Buffalo and Beyond"; fiction in The Monarch Review and Crosscurrents; and a co-written novel Green River Saga (Santa Fe: Sunstone Press, 2020). His second novel, Raven Mountain: A Mythic Tale, the sequel to GRS, will be published in late 2022. He teaches drama and fiction part time at Lifetime Learning Center, a senior education program in Seattle.