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Michael J. Sullivan

Michael J. Sullivan and Robin Sullivan Visit SCC!

Award-winning author of fantasy series The Riyria Revelations and The Riyria Chronicles and publisher Robin Sullivan visited the Salem Community College Michael S. Cettei Memorial Library on March 25th, 2019.

Thank you to all who attended and assisted with the event! The event was an absolute success! If you were not able to attend the event you can watch it on the link provided below!

*February 24th Visit

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Winners of the Michael Sullivan Book Drawing:

Skyler Amburg; Destiny Berry; Toshekia Blake; Samantha Brewer; Uziel Cortez; Maxwell Crisman; Daniel Cruz; Christopher Daniels; Brianna DiPietro; Shannon Dooner; Eriqua Ferrer; Taylor Gerhard; Carolann Giga; Brandon Grant; Alexandria Hart; Bonita Howard; Alice Johnson; Kathren Jones; John Justis; Kaitlin Kaminski; Nicolle Lehnhoff; Victoria Lindsay; Billiejean Martellio; Jawan Pitts; Salina Riley; Tyherrah Rogers; Ashley Sanderlin; Destina Simmens-Cruz; Cristina Torres Arellano; Samuel Yuppa 

Due to the success of the book drawing, the complete set of Riyria Revelations and Chronicles will be available as one of the bidding items at this years Gala event.

Take a look at the photos from the event on Flickr!


Learn More About Michael J. Sullivan

In 2002, Michael began his now well-known series, The Riyria Revelations, for his youngest daughter. It was not an easy beginning, but with much hope and hard work the first book of The Riyria Revelations series, The Crown Conspiracy, was published in 2008. Rise of Empire and Heir of Novron would complete The Riyria Revelations series. Michael did not stop there, he went on to release another series called Riyria Chronicles and a stand-alone fiction titled Hollow World. In December 2015 Michael released The Death of Dulgath, the latest of The Riyria Chronicles. In the summer of 2016 you can looked forward to Age of Myths, the debut novel of his newest series The First Empire. He has sold more than three- quarters of a million English copies, and his writings have been translated into 12 foreign languages. He has appeared on more than one-hundred and fifty best- of or most-anticipated lists. Michael is the 45th most followed United States author on Goodreads, and 47th worldwide.


Michael has earned many awards and nominations for his publications:

  • 2009- Winner of Book Spot Central's Fantasy Tournament of Books
  • 2013- Winner of Community Achievement Award for best overall contributor on Reddit Fantasy Forum
  • 2013-Fantasy Community Achievement Stabby Award for best overall contributor
  • 2013- Audie Award Finalist
  • 2014- James Tiptree Jr. Award Works Worthy of Attention
  • 2015- Stabby Award for Death of Dulgath art work (artist Marc Simonetti)
  • 2013- Stabby Award for Hollow World
  • Nominee for Goodreads Choice Awards for 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2014
  • Named io9's Most Successful Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors List
  • Listed on Huffington Post's Bestseller Self-published Success Stories
  • Named on EMG's 25 Self-published Authors to Watch List
  • Named on Fantasy Book Critic's Authors to Watch List
  • Named Amazon's Top 100 Fantasy Author Lists for over 2 years


To learn more about Michael J. Sullivan, check out Riyria Blogspot

*Please note images are used with permission of the author. Please do not use without appropriate permission.