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.
- A Prayerflag from Dharamsala
- Fountain 77, Glebe
- Saturday, East Gippsland
- in the quarantine
- After Fukushima
- Mal de la mer, or I walked the island searching for you
- Green Cape
- Thirteen ways of dreaming the Glossy Black Cockatoo
- Walking in the Pilliga
- Later, dusk
- Le deuil, …. or what the Spinifex tells Orpheus
- Anthropocene Days
- ideally, living arrangements
- Michelle Cahill reads 'Mal de la mer, or I walked the island searching for you'