Michael Graff

Michael Graff

Graff is the editor of Charlotte magazine. His work has appeared in publications around the country, and he's been a notable selection in Best American Essays and Best American Sports Writing. Reach him at michaelngraff@gmail.com.

Articles by Michael Graff

What Happened When I Tried to Cut the Negative People Out of My Life

What Happened When I Tried to Cut the Negative People Out of My Life

Jim Rohn used to say, “You are the sum of the five people you spend the most time with.” With that in mind, our writer weighs whether there’s someone he needs to cut.

April 6, 2017
The Day That Changed My Life

The Day That Changed My Life

A story about one uncomfortable afternoon at the beach, and what matters

November 21, 2016
‘Maybe the Only Way to Have an Answer to the Unknown Is to Face It Every So Often’

‘Maybe the Only Way to Have an Answer to the Unknown Is to Face It Every So Often’

There’s still a place for figuring things out on our own, for going into unfamiliar places without a manual, to get wet, to get lost.

August 14, 2016