Originally from Coney Island, Michael Solomowitz has enjoyed a roller coaster writing career that has taken him from Brooklyn to Los Angeles to Long Island to Cape Cod.
His first published novel, BEHIND THE FOURTH WALL, a Psychological Family Mystery, will be released in January, 2022.
Mr. Solomowitz began as a scriptwriter for Manhattan Cable TV then broke into Hollywood as a reader for Jeffrey Boam (Warner Bros.), best known for writing Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Lethal Weapon 2, and Lost Boys, among others. He then moved on to writing television and film treatments for Warner Bros. and CBS.
He is a Contributing Author for two non-fiction sports books: Collector’s Guide to Sports Illustrated & Sports Publications (Becketts Pubs., 1998); and Baseball & The Sultan of Swat: Babe Ruth at 100 (AMS Press, 2008).
For several years he worked as a freelance sports journalist and contributed dozens of articles and columns to magazines such as Legends Sports Memorabilia; Trading Cards; Encyclopedia of Sports Memorabilia; USA Basketball, et al.
His writing credits also include among others: A Century of Babe Ruth Catalog, Hofstra University Cultural Center; An Evening of Rogers & Hammerstein Program, City of Hope; Spinoffs, a CBS television treatment.
Mr. Solomowitz has also written and directed for the theater. His produced works include One-acts: Play Ball, Night Flight Theater, Burbank, CA; First Impressions (Northport One-Act Play Festival, NY); Characters (Northport One-Act Play Festival, NY); The Downbeat (Northport One-Act Play Festival, NY); Babushka (Northport One-Act Play Festival, NY); Billy Buckner (Northport Festival, NY; Curtain Call Theater, Boston); Full-length staged readings: Frankly My Dear (NYU); Committed (Reseda H.S.).
He currently lives on Cape Cod with his beautiful wife, Katharine.