Michael’s most recent book is THE FUTURE OF CATHOLICISM (Signal Books).
Michael is a television host, radio personality, syndicated columnist, author, and speaker. His TV show The Arena airs on Sun News Network every weeknight. Michael won numerous awards, both in Canada and the US, with his last TV show, hosted more than 3000 episodes and was also its producer for its final year. The Arena features numerous exciting, original, and provocative guests, with interviews in studio and from around the world.
Michael is a weekly columnist, published every Saturday, with the Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg Sun newspapers and in more than a dozen other newspapers across Canada. He is also a columnist for the Catholic Register, Catholic Insight, Catholic World Report, The Landowner and The Interim, and appears on Newstalk 1010 radio every week. He is also a regular contributor to Britain’s Standpoint magazine and the UK’s Catholic Herald.
He is the best-selling author of fourteen books, including biographies of G.K. Chesterton, H.G. Wells, Arthur Conan Doyle, J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. He has contributed to the Dictionary of National Biography and several other anthologies. He is published in many countries and in more than a dozen languages. Michael has received several honorary doctorates and awards for his writing and broadcasting. In 2005 he won The Ed Murrow Award for Radio Broadcasting, in 2006 The RTNDA Radio Broadcasting Award, in 2007 the Communicator Award in Hollywood and in 2008 the Omni Award for his television show. In 2012 he was awarded the Queen’s Jubilee Medal for his “services to media.” In 2013 he was named “Columnist of the Year” at the Catholic Press Association awards in Denver.
His most recent book, Why Catholics Are Right, has so far sold more than 50,000 copies, and was on the Canadian best-seller list for three months. His most recent book was Heresy: Ten Lies They Spread About Christianity, which was also a best-seller.
What People are Saying
“Fearless. Unpredictable. Funny. Never boring. There’s nobody and nothing like Michael Coren in journalism anywhere.” Author David Frum
“One of the best analysis of Pope Francis that I have read recently is an op-ed written by Michael Coren, published in the New York Daily News.” Cardinal Dolan of New York
“One of the smartest and most intelligent guys I know.” Radio & TV Host Dennis Miller
“Michael Coren is a brilliant intellectual, but with a double dose of humour and common sense. His columns are a must-read road map for anyone looking to make sense of current events.” TV host and author Ezra Levant
“Michael Coren has given us an essential, clever and stylish book of Catholic apologetics, history, and theology accessible to both the informed as well as the searching. Crack this cover and discover why Coren as well as Catholics are right. A terrific read.” Raymond Arroyo, New York Times bestselling author and host of “The World Over Live” on EWTN
“There are few Catholic writers in North America who are as appealling as Michael Coren, and when it comes to demonstrating wit on TV, he is in a league of his own. His new book, Heresy: Ten Lies They Spread About Christianity, is as entertaining as his previous work, Why Catholics Are Right. Indeed it is a gem.” Bill Donohue, Catholic League
“I have always enjoyed enthusiastic and intelligent exchanges and explorations with Michael Coren both on air and in print. Canada is a better place with Michael in it.” Former NDP leader Jack Layton