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’…

At the Sydney Writers Festival 23 May 2017

Although I am not appearing at SWF17, one of my short stories is. Get down to the Knox Street Bar (21 Shepherd St, Chippendale) on Tuesday 23 May 7pm for Little Fictions: On the Road. Be treated to fabulous contemporary Australian short stories read and performed by excellent Australian actors. A great night of storytelling.