Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing

Michael Kimball

Popular Fiction, Scriptwriting
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Office Location

Stonecoast MFA Office: 98 Bedford Street, Portland, ME 04103


Stonecoast MFA Office: 207-780-4423


Michael Kimball (Popular Fiction, Scriptwriting)  is a novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. He is the recipient of the 2014 John Gassner Memorial Playwriting Award (New England Theatre Conference) for his play Duck and Cover, which was also named BEST PLAY in the Northern Writes Festival (BangorMaine) and BEST PLAY in the 2014 Dezart Performs Festival of New Plays (Palm Springs,CA). His play Ghosts of Ocean House was nominated for the 2007 Edgar Award by the Mystery Writers of America, and his novel Undone received the Fresh Talent Award in the U.K. and was a London Times' bestseller in 1996. Michael has sold original screenplays and adaptations to movie companies and written episodes for the TV series Monsters.

Recent Publications

Selected Publications

Green Girls (2002, Morrow) Also published in England and Germany

Mouth to Mouth (2000, Avon Books) Also published in England, Germany, and Spain, 3 US book clubs, 2 UK Book clubs; Recorded Books

Undone (1996, Avon Books) 13 other publishers worldwide; bestseller in England and Ireland; 3 US book clubs, 2 UK book clubs, French book club; movie options: Crossroads Films

Firewater Pond (1985, Putnam’s Sons) Also published in Sweden; Film options: Charles Matthau, NBC

Stage Plays

I Fall for You (seven short plays about love & romance) 

The Secret of Comedy 

Best Enemies 

Ghosts of Ocean House 

Santa Come Home  

Submit! -- co-written with Jennifer Saunders. 

Actual Glass

Say No More (10-min) Part of  full-length “I Fall For You”


Violet World (feature length)1993

Tweedledum and Tweedledee (feature length) 1991-92

Hush! (feature length) 1990-91

Monsters (television series) Three episodes for Laurel Productions, 1989-91