Michael Compton writes screenplays, novels, and short stories. With his wife, Sherry, he co-wrote the 2011 thriller "Carjacked," starring Maria Bello and Stephen Dorff. He is a contributor to "The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Vol. 18: Media" and the scholastic edition of "Three Early Stories," by J.D. Salinger. He teaches English and Screenwriting at The University of Memphis.
A portion of all his earnings goes to support animal rescue and spay/neuter.