Short reads on Tablo

Who’s new on Tablo? Read ‘my abbr.d life’ on Tablo. This is the opening story to my collection of short stories My Life & Other Fictions Read ‘The madness or the method’ on Tablo. This is ‘the story of the story’, the essay that tires to explain the short story ‘my abbr.d life’. It was…

Mascara Avant-garde Award 2018 shortlisted book

I was very pleased to learn that My Life & Other Fictions (published by Spineless Wonders) was shortlisted in the Mascara Avant-garde Award 2018 for fiction. The award was won by Brian Castro for his verse novel Blindness and Rage: a phantasmagoria (Giramondo). Also shortlisted for fiction were The Last Days of Jeanne D’Arc (Giramondo) by Ali…

At Wordstorm: NT Writers Festival in Darwin, 24-27 May 2018

I am excited to be featured in this year’s NT Writers Festival in Darwin – a unique and relaxed literary festival that profiles Indigenous Australian, South-East Asian, and Northern Territory voices.   On Saturday 26 May 5:30pm, my debut collection of short stories My Life & Other Fictions will be given its Darwin launch by the lovely…

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…