Former Chairman of the North American Wood Ape Conservancy, Author, Researcher, and Blogger
Welcome to my official website. I'm glad you stopped by for a visit.
Michael C. Mayes
News and Schedule of Events (2023-24)
My newest book, Life in the Middle, is now available. The book is a collection of humorous and touching stories from my more than two decades as a middle school teacher and coach. Grab a copy for the teacher in your life here.
Listen to the oral presentation of my 20113 blog post, "The Swamp Monsters of Cajun Louisiana," by Dr. William Lester of Blackwater Media for his Shadowlands Radio Show. Click here to listen.
My short story, "The Witch of Bell Falls," has been published in the online literary journal Darling Lit. Read the story and an interview with me here.
I will be speaking at the Ice House Museum in Silsbee, Texas on Friday, 12/8 and Thursday, 12/9 on the topics of black panthers and bigfoot in Texas
My latest blog post, "Historical Black Panther Sighting, a Lesson Learned, and a Photo" is now available. Click here to read.
Blog post, "Was the Tshul'gul' of Cherokee Legend a Sasquatch?" Click here to read.
Listen to the audio/reading presentation of my recent blog post, "The Pebble Thrower of Peach Creek," by Dr. William Lester of Blackwater Media for his Shadowlands Radio Show. Click here to listen.
Listen to my latest interview with Doug and Alex Hajicek of Untold Radio here.
Listen to my latest interview with Tim and Dana of "The Bigfoot Influencers" podcast. You can listen and watch here.
New on the blog, a sasquatch story unlike any other: "The Kindly Phantom of Wilson Creek." Click here to read.
I recently spoke at the Ice House Museum in Silsbee, TX. The event was covered by several reporters. Read the stories written about the night's activities at the Beaumont Enterprise and Houston Chronicle.
My latest blog post details one of the strangest accounts in Texas history: the tale of the lobo girl of the Devil's River. Could wolves have really adopted and raised an orphaned girl in west Texas in the early 1800s? Click here to find out.
My new book, Valley of the Apes: The Search for Sasquatch in Area X, is now available. Get your copy here or wherever online books are sold. For personalized signed copies, contact me directly.