Michael Hopkins is the first-place winner of the Wisconsin People & Ideas 2018 Fiction Contest. Hopkins was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His writing as a book and music critic has appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Weekly, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, The Scene, and Magnet. He has a degree in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University, and has spent 35 years working in diverse research and engineering roles. An extensive world traveller, Hopkins currently lives on a farmette near Neenah with his wife and their dog, cats, and chickens.
Wisconsin Academy Administrative Offices and Steenbock Gallery
1922 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703