Mike Corwin was born in Mobile, Alabama in 1942. He graduated from Tulane University on a Navy scholarship and spent five years on active-duty teaching physics at the Naval Nuclear Power School. After receiving a Ph.D. in physics from Georgia Tech, he taught Physics and Astronomy at UNC Charlotte for almost 40 years, retiring in 2014.
After retiring, the author began writing fiction and earned an MFA in Creative Writing from Queens University. In November 2020, his thesis, Tallapoosa: A Southern Novel, was published by SFK Publishing. My second book of fiction, The Art of Dying and other stories. The author have published eleven books all together. He has recently begun oil painting. Some of his work can be seen on mikecorwinart.com