A native New Orleanian, Michael now travels between Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, San Mateo, California and St. Louis, Missouri. He writes and blogs about art, culture and food along the Louisiana and Mississippi Gulf Coast. Michael is a practicing attorney with a background in organic chemistry and biotechnology. His recent project is an anthology of early short stories by New Orleans author and bon vivant Lyle Saxon (published by the Cultured Oak Press and now available in bookstores and online). Currently he’s working on a biography of New Orleans artist Charles Richards.