Michael Hicks Thompson
Michael Hicks Thompson was born in his mother’s own bed and raised on a small Mississippi farm. He claims to know a thing or two about strong Christian women, alcoholic men, and Jesus.
After graduating from Ole Miss and serving in the military, he received a masters degree in mass communication from the University of South Carolina. At 27 he started an ad agency that grew to 87 employees. He sold in 2011 and turned his attention to full-time Christian fiction writing. Mr. Thompson has written six Christian novels, four of them winning several major literary awards.
Married to Tempe Adams for 45, he lives in Memphis, Tennessee. He’s the father of three Christian men, and grandfather of five. The little ones call him “Big Mike.”