May 2018: Mike had the pleasure of serving as a judge for the 8th Annual Author’s Award for Excellence in Imaginative Writing at Minuteman High School, along with esteemed writers Hank Phillippi Ryan, Hallie Ephron, Jane Sutton, Renuka Raghavan, and Stephen D. Rogers. It was a valuable mini-seminar in the elements of good fiction writing, which he thoroughly enjoyed. Congratulations to the winners!

December 2017: Osama’s Skull published December 12, 2017.

December 2016: El Draco’s Treasure published.

April 2014:  Mike’s interview with Dick Concannon and Smoki Bacon for “The Literati Scene” wherein he discusses IRONSIDES’ PERIL will be broadcast April 30, 2014 on BCN 23 at 7:30 and tomorrow at 9:00.

November 2013: Zeta Psi Magazine, “Guest Column- Thoughts on Self-Publishing.”

October 2013:  Ironsides’ Peril named a “Featured Book” on The Jordan Rich Show.

September 1, 2013:  Ironsides’ Peril awarded HONORABLE MENTION in Fiction-Thriller-Terrorist by the 2013 Readers’ Favorite Book Awards.

July 2013: Ironsides’ Peril nominated as a Finalist in Fiction-Thriller-Terrorist by the 2013 READERS’ FAVORITE BOOK AWARDS.

 July 27, 2013: 1:30 – 3:00 PM.  Join Mike at a book signing at the USS Constitution Museum, Saturday, July 27, 2013, from 1:30 – 3:00 PM, Charlestown Navy Yard Building 22, Charlestown.

May 29, 2013: Ironsides’ Peril named Winner – Suspense/Thriller by 2013 next Generation Indie Book Awards

February 21, 2013:  Ironsides’ Peril published.

WellesleyWeston Magazine – SPRING 2013: The Write Stuff http://wellesleywestonmagazine.epubxp.com/i/107826

August 14, 2012: Wellesley Residents Write, Wellesley Townsman, http://www.wickedlocal.com/wellesley/news/x1814087836/Wellesley-residents-write#axzz2SkyasRun

July 2012:  Drake’s Coffin named Finalist – Best eBook Cover – 2012 Global eBook Awards.

June 14, 2012: Wellesley Author’s Most Excellent Adventure, The Swellesley Report, http://theswellesleyreport.com/2012/06/wellesley-authors-most-excellent-adventure/

June 2012:  Michael D. Urban’s debut novel, Drake’s Coffin, awarded Silver Medal as Finalist – Action Adventure – 2012 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

May 2012:  Drake’s Coffin nominated for Best Thriller – 2012  Global eBook Awards.

January 2012:   Panama voted #1 Travel Destination 2012 by The New York Times.  (Why spend thousands of dollars?  Buy Drake’s Coffin instead.  All the adventure – none of the hassle – a fraction of the expense.)