Michael Sugich

Michael Sugich is the project leader and series editor of the Exemplars for Our Time book series receiving its worldwide launch at the Bradford Literature Festival 2022. He is also a contributing author of four biographies within the series. Mr. Sugich is the author of Signs on the Horizons: Meetings with Men of Knowledge and Illumination and Hearts Turn: Sinners, Seekers, Saints and the Road to Redemption and other books. He has been a professional writer for forty years. A native of Santa Barbara, California in the USA, he studied at the University of California at Los Angeles (ucla) and the California Institute of the Arts (Cal-Arts). He was initiated into a traditional Sufi order in 1972. Since that time, he has studied Islam and Sufi doctrine with spiritual masters across the Arab and Islamic world. He lived for twenty-two years in the precincts of the sacred city of Makkah al-Mukarrama where he kept company with many men of knowledge and illumination. He lives in Istanbul.