Michael Hemery

Michael Hemery


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Michael Hemery is the author of two books: No Permanent Scars, a nonfiction short-story collection published by Silenced Press, and So We Go: The Day My Father Died, a memoir about his father’s final day after suffering from ALS. He has also been published in Drunken Boat, Los Angeles Review, Lumina, New Plains Review, Passages […]

No Permanent Scars

About No Permanent Scars: Cleveland author and high school teacher Michael Hemery returns to his roots to illuminate an honest working-class existence in his  book No Permanent Scars (292 pp., Silenced Press, $16), a collection of nonfiction stories that offers both the sober realities of class discrimination and the humor and love of family. Intertwined […]

So We Go: The Day My Father Died

Many accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for ALS, but the real challenge of Lou Gehrig’s Disease begins the moment you or someone you love is diagnosed with this terminal illness. Michael Hemery’s memoir follows his father’s last day alive, interwoven with stories of his childhood and his father’s two-year decline. So We […]


Please contact Michael Hemery for any question regarding his books or to request information on speaking engagements at: mikehemery@gmail.com.