Micah Pilkington

Writer, editor, public affairs student. Occasional theatre maker.

I've been a professional writer and editor since 2000. My publishing credits include Wiley Education, an obscure literary journal, and, just to shake things up, theatre pieces. I study public affairs at the University of Colorado.

Summer Workshop Series: Build a Better Police Force

From the violent protests in Ferguson following Michael Brown's death to the 2016 shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile and targeted killing of eight police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, students are attempting to understand the issues surrounding law enforcement's use of lethal force and the frayed social contract between police and the communities they serve.

Concordia Online -- Nebraska
How To Recognize Age-Related Hearing Loss Symptoms

Several years ago at a holiday party, I noticed that my father, Will, stayed quiet and looked unsure of himself while surrounded by friends and family. Naturally gregarious, he wasn't able to chat away like he used to. "I dread walking into a room with a lot of people in it, because you hear very little," he said.

Writing Workshop
Ye Olde Time Travel Manual

This is a creative writing lesson I presented to Bergen Valley Elementary students in 2014.