My Life & Other Fictions – Giacometti’s debut collection resonates with depth and originality

‘Australian author Michael Giacometti’s debut short story collection My Life & Other Fictions is a penetrating and original book. Awash with intricate and beautiful sentences, bold and alluring voices, and a range of intriguing characters and settings, it’s a collection to savour. Its 20 stories sound the depths of human experience—and yield more treasure with each reading. Themes of…

Book Launch – My Life & Other Fictions

When: Monday December 4, 6pm Where: CAAS Art Shed, 10 Crispe Street, Alice Springs   The debut collection of short fiction from Michael Giacometti, My Life & Other Fictions is unique. It is bold, diverse and richly lyrical. It blurs the lines between fiction and non-fiction, fate and desire, identity and history. These are stories…

My Life & Other Fictions reviewed by Books+Publishing

My collection of short stories, My Life & Other Fictions was reviewed recently by Elizabeth Flux for Books+Publishing. The collection of 20 stories and an essay about the fictions will be released by indie publisher Spineless Wonders in November. Bringing together 20 very different stories, My Life & Other Fictions is a bold debut from Michael Giacometti and…

In the soft light of dawn

Last night at a ceremony in Darwin, my poem suite, ‘In the soft light of dawn’, was awarded the NT Writers Centre Poetry Award in the NT Literary Awards. This is second time I have won this award, having won in 2012 with a sonnet ‘kwatye scours the sand’. ‘In the soft light of dawn’…