Michael Lister is a novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and playwright who lives in Northwest Florida. A former prison chaplain, Michael is the author of the “Blood” series featuring prison chaplain and detective, John Jordan and a second series featuring Jimmy “Soldier” Riley, a PI in Panama City during Word War II.
In addition to fiction, Michael writes two columns, River Readings, chronicling his search for wisdom and meaning, and Of Font and Film, reviews of film and fiction. Michael’s latest novel, Double Exposure, a literary thriller set in the North Florida pine flats and river swamps deep in the Apalachicola River Basin, came out in September 2009. When Michael isn’t writing, he teaches college, operates a charity and community theater.
Here is an April 2010 interview with Michael from public radio.