Michael H. Ward
Michael H. Ward received a B.A. and M.A. in English Literature from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, taught at the University of Maryland’s Overseas Program and Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Later he trained in New York City to become a psychotherapist and practiced privately in Boston for nearly forty years. Upon retirement he wrote The Sea Is Quiet Tonight, a memoir of his relationship with Mark Halberstadt, who died of AIDS in 1984. He is currently writing a series of short stories about a young gay man growing up in the American Heartland.