Michael R. Underwood

Michael R. Underwood

Mike is the author the several series: the comedic fantasy Ree Reyes series (GEEKOMANCY, CELEBROMANCY, ATTACK THE GEEK, HEXOMANCY), fantasy superhero novel SHIELD AND CROCUS, supernatural thriller THE YOUNGER GODS, and GENRENAUTS, a science fiction series in novellas. By day, he's the North American Sales & Marketing Manager for Angry Robot Books.

Mike lives in Baltimore with his wife and their ever-growing library. In his rapidly-vanishing free time, he plays video games, geeks out on TV, and makes pizzas from scratch. He is a co-host on the Hugo-nominated Skiffy and Fanty Show as well as Speculate! The Podcast for Readers, Writers, and Fans.


Geekomancy, 2012 (Pocket Star)
Celebromancy, 2013 (Pocket Star)
Shield and Crocus, 2014 (47North)
The Younger Gods, 2014 (Pocket Star)
Hexomancy, 2015 (Pocket Star)

Attack the Geek, 2014 (Pocket Star)
The Shootout Solution, 2015 (Tor.com Publishing)
The Absconded Ambassador, 2016 (Tor.com Publishing)

Awards and Memberships

Nominee for Best Fancast – with the Skiffy and Fanty Show

Related Experience

2008-2009 – Bookseller, Barnes & Noble

2009-2012 – Field Sales Representative for independent SF/F and other publishers, Wybel Marketing Group

2012-Present – North American Sales Manager, Angry Robot Books

Accessibility Needs

Extended events will need to provide a seat or schedule in breaks to rest leg with lingering injury.

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