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He has been without any close competition the best editor I’ve been privileged to work with in 45 years of writing for publication – unfailingly reasonable, with a laser focus on just what needs fixing or clarification.
— Scott Cantrell, classical music critic and Pulitzer juror.
Best editor I ever had, and it’s not really close.
— Chris Vognar, former culture critic, The Dallas Morning News.
Mike was one of the best editors – of any kind – I have encountered in the business. And I was in it for almost 50 years.
— Bill Marvel, journalist, art critic and author

If you’ve come to this page, you probably know him as a novelist. But Michael Merschel is also a journalist who spent 25 years at The Dallas Morning News, including 12 as editor of books coverage.

To read resume-like details about his career, visit his LinkedIn page.

To see a few samples of his work, visit the Facebook page for Michael Merschel, journalist.

To see older samples of his work, visit his Archive.

To contact him about freelance or other opportunities, email him at revengeofthestarsurvivors@gmail.com.