Interview Michel Sauret
Topics of conversation:
- Being the voice of soldiers as an Army Reporter
- Stories from Iraq
- The real value of People Struggles
- Theological battles Christians face
- Writing Amidst Traffic
Michel Sauret was born in Italy and move to the US when he was 10 years old. He published his first novel, “Breathing God” at the age of 19, and studied creative writing at the University of Pittsburgh. He’s had short stories published in literary journals around the world, including the U.S., Great Britain and Australia. Michel served as a public affairs specialist and journalist for the U.S. Army since 2004. His work has won several Scoop Brumfield awards. His short story, “Lost in the Night” appeared in the anthology, “Best New Writing, 2008″ and his story, “Three Straws” earned honorable mention in the Monty Culver Award in 2010. Michel also earned the title of Army Journalist of the Year for work he did in Iraq when deployed with the Army public affairs.
“Amidst Traffic” is a collection of high-caliber short fiction, where all of the stories are interconnected somehow. With each tale, more lines and connections begin to form. What initially feels like chaos, gradually begins to take order. A purpose exists that is unveiled by the end.
Every story is crafted with a sense of compassion for the human spirit, while seeking answers about the conflicts we live through in everyday life. The characters in these stories will make you care about their struggles and hope for their redemption.