Michelle is available for speaking engagements, book signings, interviews, and festivals.
“The venue was filled to capacity. Michelle spoke with such ease and presented in such a natural and relaxed manner that everyone warmed to her and was drawn into the life and world of Elizabeth Macarthur.”
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Michelle was engaging, well-informed and generous with her material.
Michelle’s presentation was clear, relaxed but informative and generous in her sharing of both expertise and personal experience.
[I enjoyed] Michelle’s ability to articulate sensitive topics with nuance, warmth and humbleness.
Well-organised, clear, practical, helpful opportunity to ask questions, I felt part of a writing community.
Michelle provided some great advice. I felt highly motivated after our session.
News, Reviews and Interviews
Interview on ABC Overnights, about the history of Australian children’s literature.
Interview on ABC Overnights, about Australian crime fiction.
Interview on ABC Overnights, about Elizabeth Macarthur.
Elizabeth Macarthur shortlisted for the CHASS Australia Book Prize
Elizabeth Macarthur shortlisted for the State Library NSW Ashurst Business Literature Prize.
Review of Elizabeth Macarthur in The Australian newspaper.
Q&A with The Wheeler Centre.
Radio interview with Geraldine Doogue, for Radio National’s Saturday Extra.
Review of Elizabeth Macarthur in The Otago Daily Times NZ newspaper.
Radio interview on 3CR program, Published or Not
Review of Elizabeth Macarthur in The West Australian newspaper.
Article in a UK local paper that serves Elizabeth Macarthur’s Devonshire birthplace.
Online reviews of Elizabeth Macarthur: Sue Terry at Whispering Gums; Dr Catie Gilchrist at Dictionary of Sydney; Lisa Hill at ANZLitlovers; biographer Nathan Hobby; Bill Holloway at The Australian Legend (plus author interview); and Danielle Binks at Alpha Reader.
Writers Victoria Workshop: Writing Biography
Keynote Panel: Hidden Women of History. Wordfest, Monash Public Library Service
Panellist, Port Fairy Literary Festival
Writing workshop ‘Rewild Your Words’
Radio interview – ABC Overnights (history of Australian children’s books)
Radio interview – ABC Overnights (Australian Crime Fiction)
Writing workshop ‘Writing Other People’s Lives’, Writers Victoria
Brighton Library – Online talk to book club
Sunbury Library – Author Talk
U3A Deepdene – Author Talk
Radio interview – ABC Overnights (ANZAC Avenues of Honour)
Lyceum Club, Sydney – Author Talk
State Library NSW – ‘In Conversation’ with Bri Lee and Dr Larissa Behrendt
Panellist ‘Path to Publication’ – HardCopy Professional Development Program (ACT Writers Centre)
Radio interview – ABC Overnights (Australian Women Farmers)
Probus Rosanna – Author talk
Writers Victoria – Panellist on ‘Ask Me Anything About Biography’
Bellingen Reader & Writers Festival, NSW
Clunes Booktown Festival – Chair of Panel Session ‘The State of Writing’
Life Writing Workshop – Society of Women Writers, Victoria
Robertsons Park, Watsons Bay NSW – Official unveiling of Elizabeth Macarthur memorial plaque
Queens Club, Sydney – Author talk
Lyceum Club, Melbourne – Author talk
Book Club – Author chat to members
Camden Park House Open Weekend – Author talk and book sales
Bendigo Writers Festival – In conversation with Ruth Ford
Australian Women in Agriculture Annual Conference – Guest speaker
U3A Melbourne – Guest lecture
Woodend Rotary – Author talk
Southern Highlands Writers Festival – In conversation with Lucy Palmer
Alexandra Club – Author Talk
Brunswick Bound Bookshop – First Chapters Event
Gleebooks, Sydney – Author Talk
Radio Interview: ABC Sydney with James Valentine
Woollahra Library, Sydney – Author Talk
Camden Historical Society, NSW – Guest Lecture
Williamstown Literary Festival – In conversation with Georgina Arnott
Clunes on Sunday – Author Talk
Aesop’s Attic Bookshop, Kyneton – Author Talk
Springthorpe Retirement Village – Author Talk
La Trobe University, Creative and Professional Writing – Guest Lecture
Melbourne Athenaeum Library– Author Talk
North Carlton Library, Melbourne – Author Talk
Radio interviews: ABC Melbourne, ABC Sydney, ABC Central Victoria, ABC SA, ABC WA, 2SER, Radio Northern Beaches, 3CR – Published or Not Published, ABC NSW Country Hour, ABC Adelaide, ABC Radio Nightlife, ABC Radio National – Saturday Extra with Geraldine Doogue.
Woodend, Romsey and Castlemaine Libraries (Central Victoria) – Author Talks
Red Door Books of Lancefield – Signing Event