Inside the Koryta Writing Cave

Curious about where Michael does his writing? Click the link below to take a tour of his home office in this piece written by Michael. Inside the Koryta Writing Cave

Michael’s Survival Reading List

In the acknowledgements to THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD, I promised to share the books about survival that informed/inspired my novel. I promptly forgot to do so. A year late, but just in time for the paperback release (July 14!) here we go. Along with a favorite quote of...

Video: Welcome to Cooke City!

Welcome to Cooke City! You’ll note a few familiar stops from Ethan and Jack’s journey – Miner’s Saloon on your left, followed by the Cooke City General Store. To the right, Hoosier’s Bar. Not named after anything Indiana-related, but it makes me feel at home all the...

Bounce Across The Beartooths, September 2010

 Bounce Across The Beartooths, September, 2010: The daily log of an intrepid expedition. Day One: Easton and I are met in Minneapolis by the third of our four-man party, Captain Bob Bley. He mentions that his real first name is William, but that he changed it after...

Michael’s Musical Inspiration

Listen to Michael’s playlist for THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD and see which songs he associates with the characters.   Michael Koryta’s THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD Playlist 1) Brother, Lord Huron (Blackwell Brothers) 2) Jericho Road, Steve Earle (Ethan) 3)...

Summer Reading Picks – Fiction

You asked for it! Check out Michael’s list of some of the fiction books he is reading this summer.   Burnt Offerings, by Robert Marasco Sadly out of print, but worth hunting down, and I’m trying to bang the drum for someone to reissue a print or e-version...