Michelle Cahill is a Goan-Anglo-Indian poet and author who lives in Sydney. Her first collection of short stories Letter to Pessoa (Giramondo) won the NSW Premier’s Literary Award for New Writing. She received the Val Vallis Award, the KWS Hilary Mantel International Short Story Competition and has been shortlisted in several prizes including the ABR Elizabeth Jolley Prize, the Blake Poetry Prize and the Newcastle Poetry Prize. Her poems have appeared in Meanjin, Southerly, The London Magazine, The Weekend Australian and The Kenyon Review.
- in the quarantine
- Saturday, East Gippsland
- ideally, living arrangements
- Later, dusk
- Walking in the Pilliga
- Thirteen ways of dreaming the Glossy Black Cockatoo
- Le deuil, …. or what the Spinifex tells Orpheus
- Anthropocene Days
- Green Cape
- Mal de la mer, or I walked the island searching for you
- After Fukushima
- A Prayerflag from Dharamsala
- Fountain 77, Glebe
- Michelle Cahill reads 'Mal de la mer, or I walked the island searching for you'