Michael Bracken
A Wink and a Smile

Michael Bracken, an award-winning writer of fiction, non-fiction, and advertising copy, has received multiple awards for copywriting, two Derringer Awards for short fiction, and the Edward D. Hoch Memorial Golden Derringer Award for lifetime achievement in short mystery fiction. He is the author of several books and more than 1,200 short stories published in True Love, True Romance, True Story, The Best American Mystery Stories 2018, and many other anthologies and periodicals. He lives and writes in Texas.