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…

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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…

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…

Reading at Off The Page tonight

Catch a plane or hitch on a road-train bound for Alice Springs today. Come and support local literature and be entertained by 6 talented local writers. Where: Watertank Café (Hele Crescent) from 7pm. Readings by Kelly-lee Hickey, Leni Shilton, Glenn Morrison, Penny Whiley, Meg Mooney, Michael Giacometti. Music by Ben Allen. More info here. Produced…