Authors » Michael Heald
Michael Heald was born in Grimsby, England, in 1959, and emigrated to Perth, Western Australia, with his family in 1972. He graduated from The University of Western Australia with an arts degree and worked in teaching and as a squash professional until embarking on further study. He completed a PhD in contemporary Western Australian poetry in 1999 and is now Subject Leader of Literature in the Foundation Studies Program of Trinity College, University of Melbourne. Michael also teaches Poetry and Poetics at the University of Melbourne.
Short listed, Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards, 1999
Queensland Premier’s Award, 2005
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Light Horse Boy at Bologna
Fremantle Press illustrators are again set to shine at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in March 2014. Drawings from Light Horse Boy will feature in the Australian Publishers Association exhibition Hello! from Australia while The Last Viking and Dreamers will feature in the exhibition’s book showcase.