Michael Holloway Perronne is the author of five novels: "A Time Before Me", "Starstruck: A Hollywood Saga", "Falling Into Me", "A Time Before Us" and "Embrace the Rain." His debut novel, "A Time Before Me" won the Bronze Award, Foreword Magazine's 2006 Book of the Year Award in the Gay/Lesbian fiction category. In addition, Michael recently released his first travel guide, "The Quickie Gay Guide to Cape Town, South Africa.
Michael was born and raised in Mississippi. He received a BA in Film from the University of Southern Mississippi and a MFA in Drama and Communications from the University of New Orleans.
For a few years he worked as a production assistant in television and film, in both New Orleans and Los Angeles, on such projects as the television series The Big Easy and the television movies Rag and Bone, Blue Moon, and Introducing Dorothy Dandridge. Following that, he worked as the Conference Services Coordinator for the National Association of Television Program Executives. He has also done script reading and analysis for the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival and the Los Angeles Film Collaborative.
He currently lives in Los Angeles. His latest book, "A Time Before Us" was released in April 2011.