Publications

My life & other fictions: a collection of short stories (and why they were written)
Spineless Wonders 2017

Described as ‘Bold’ and ‘original’ writing that ‘rewards repeat reading’. Featuring 20 stories and an exegesis, these are stories for this life … and the next.
Purchase the book from Spineless Wonders or Readings or Booktopia

Read the review by Elizabeth Flux for Books+Publishing.

A layered, richly textured collection that displays a virtuosic sense of character and voice. Giacometti leverages language and the short story form brilliantly to offer a deeply rendered evocation of humanity and its connection to the world.
– MICHAEL SALA, winner of NSW Premiers Literary Award for New Writing 2013 for The Last Thread

Michael Giacometti’s stories experiment at the boundaries of identity and history. His curiosities and subversions are spiritual and richly lyrical.
– MICHELLE CAHILL, winner of NSW Premiers Literary Award for New Writing 2017 for Letter to Pessoa

 


Portraits of country: haiku for central Australia
LongShort Press 2017

Gracefully simple and eloquent, Portraits of Country is a meditation on place.
It is a visual and melodic exploration of landscapes – lost, emerging, and uncertain.

Limited edition of 108 individually numbered books.
Purchase the book from LongShort Press or Red Kangaroo Books


CTS_final_frtCracking the spine: ten short Australian stories and how they were written 
Spineless Wonders 2014

My abbr.d life
The madness or the method (essay)

Read the book review by Helen Elliot in The Australian

Purchase the book or e-book at Readings or Booktopia


Brunos song and other storiesBruno’s song and other stories from the Northern Territory
Northern Territory Writers’ Centre 2011

Elijah Upjohn, public hangman
The uncoupling of Eduardo Martinez

Purchase the book at NT Writers Centre


Escape. Short storiesEscape: an anthology of short stories
Spineless Wonders 2011

The Unnameable
… in a desert town, an unnameable curse lingers …

Purchase the book or e-book or audio at Spineless Wonders


Fishtails in the dust. Writing from the CentreFishtails in the dust: writing from the Centre
Ptilotus Press 2009

Tracking the lone dingo:
An account of the first east-west solo foot-crossing of the Simpson Desert in 2008

Purchase the book at Red Kangaroo Books, Alice Springs


Close up, beyond. Poetryclose up, beyond
self-published poetry chapbook 2011/2012

Includes Dymocks Red Earth Poetry Award winning ‘kwatye scours the sand’.
Cover image by Central Australian artist and writer Rod Moss.

Out of print


With the first stepwith the first step
self-published poetry chapbook 2012

Limited edition chapbook of poems for The Red Room Company Clubs & Societies project.
Includes: landscapes in miniature, Not the Larapinta Trail

Out of print


In the pink. Poems In the pink: poems from the Garden
Small Dog Press 2012

Compiled by Sue Fielding, Australian Poetry cafe poet
at Olive Pink Botanic Garden, Alice Springs.

Purchase the chapbook at NT Writers’ Centre


How to look after your poetHow to look after your poet in the event of a cyclone
NT Writers’ Centre 2009

Poems from 6 Territory poets: Leni Shlton, Bronwyn Meehan, Rosemary Plummer, Michael Giacometti, Kaye Aldenhoven, Finn O’Branagain.
Three poems: white walls, p’salm #23, Weekly roast at Buchenwald

Out of print


Red Room CompanyThe Red Room Company

The Disappearing App
Clubs & Societies Project poet-in-residence


Miscellaneous

A Q&A interview with indie short Australian fiction publisher Spineless Wonders, May 2011

An introductory reading of Elijah Upjohn, public hangman for Varuna’s Writer-a-day App

 

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