Michael Wentela is a writer of science fiction, horror, thriller, crime fiction, mystery, and numerous other genre stories. He has been a writer most of his life, working professionally in a number of writing-related positions.

His debut novel, Fallen is Babylon, a post-apocalyptic science fiction story, was published by Grey Gecko Press August 1st 2013.

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  • Fallen is Babylon has been released!
    Fallen is Babylon is in stores now. Check out the bookstore for links to order your copy today!
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  • Release date set for Fallen is Babylon
    Fallen is Babylon is scheduled for release
    August 1, it was announced by Grey Gecko Press.
    Pre-orders of the story in e-print, trade paperback and hardcover versions are now available through the publisher’s online store. You can pre-order it in any of these formats by visiting

  • Vann's Plague Diaries Fifth Excerpt released.
    I know there is an urge to call them what they appear to be, but I just can’t bring myself to do that. I can’t! They are not supernatural; they’re not the stuff of ancient myth and folklore....Read more.

  • Wisconsin novelist secures book deal
    A southwest Wisconsin writer has landed a publishing contract with a Texas-based publisher. Michael Wentela, a former-award winning newspaper journalist, signed a contract with Grey Gecko Press in October 2012 to publish his debut novel, Fallen is Babylon. The book is scheduled for release in 2013. Fallen is Babylon is ... Read More

  • Michael Wentela, a former award-winning newspaper
    journalist, will have his debut novel, Fallen is Babylon, published by Grey Gecko Press of Katy, TX. The book is scheduled to be released in early 2013