Michael Hicks Thompson – Christian Fiction With Theology
After earning a master’s degree in mass communication from the University of South Carolina, Michael started a one-man ad agency. It grew to 87 employees in two cities, winning numerous national and international creative awards. Michael sold his firm in 2011 and turned his attention to full-time Christian fiction writing. His latest novel, “THE ACTRESS,” is available on Amazon in print and for Kindle.
Michael was born in his mother’s own bed on a farm in Yazoo County, Mississippi. He grew up in a town of 310 souls. He knows a thing or two about strong Christian women, alcoholic men, and Jesus. He’s a member of Kairos (prison ministry), been to Cuba twice on door-to-door evangelism mission trips, been a Sunday School teacher, and a member of Independent Presbyterian Church for 36 years. He and his wife of 45 years live in Memphis, TN, have three sons and five grandchildren. The little ones call him “Big Mike.”
He’s a member of the ACFW, Mystery Writers of America, The International Crime Writers Association, and the Southern Writers Association. His books have won the SELAH for BEST MYSTERY/SUSPENSE from the Blue Ridge Mtn Christian Writer’s Conference, BEST GRAPHIC NOVEL and BEST INTERIOR DESIGN from the International Book Awards; the Silver and a Bronze IPPY (for Christian | Fiction) from the Independent Publisher Book Awards; BEST RELIGION | FICTION novel from the National Indie Excellence Awards; a Finalist in the Beverly Hills Book Awards, and Mystery & Mayhem Awards.
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