A native of Christiansburg, Michael Abraham is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a degree in mechanical engineering. His varied career crosses through engineering, sales, marketing, and business and real estate management in the New River Valley and formerly in Seattle. He is an accomplished entrepreneur, currently managing two business, The Threshold Center, a multi-tenant industrial shell building in Christiansburg and Pocahontas Press, publisher of Appalachian-based books in Blacksburg.
Michael resides in Blacksburg with his wife, Jane, two dogs and four treasured motorcycles. He is active in the community, a member of the Blacksburg Rotary Club and writes for local, regional and national magazines plus a regular column in the News Messenger.
Chasing the Powhatan Arrow is the most recent of his eight books, all of which are about Virginia and West Virginia. They can be found at regional museum shops and bookstores or ordered from his website or other online booksellers.

l Keepers of the Tradition is a non-fiction compilation
of portraits of contemporary Appalachians, with artist
Leslie Roberts Gregg
l Orange, VA is a novel of political intrigue
l War, WV is a novel of the fight for justice in the
Appalachian coal fields
l Providence, VA is a novel of inner strength found in
l Harmonic Highways is a non-fiction travelogue on
Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, The Crooked Road
l Union, WV is a novel of loss, healing and redemption in
contemporary Appalachia
l The Spine of the Virginias is a non-fiction account of
journeys along the border of Virginia and West Virginia.