Michael Perry

Michael Perry is a freelance writer and humorist whose work includes the memoir Population 485: Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time (HarperCollins), the essay collection Off Main Street (Harper Perennial), two live-audience recordings (“I Got it From the Cows” and “Never Stand Behind a Sneezing Cow”) and numerous offbeat appearances as a commentator on Wisconsin Public Television. He is a volunteer firefighter and EMT, can milk a cow in the dark, and says you should never show up at the fire hall in tights. For more information please visit,