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
Books available from Fremantle Press
Whisky Charlie Foxtrot Reading
Annabel Smith’s Whisky Charlie Foxtrot was shortlisted for the 2013 Most Underrated Book Award (MUBA). The winner, Fish-Hair Woman was announced on Friday night. Here’s a reading Annabel prepared for her presentation at the Wheeler Centre award ceremony.