Michelle Michau-Crawford is based in Perth, Western Australia. Her fiction has been published in magazines and journals such as WesterlyAustralian Book Review and Spiny Babbler. She has been an alumni member since 2012. In 2013 she won the ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize.

She has a PhD in English and Comparative Literature. When not writing she occasionally teaches in creative writing and literature in both university and community classes. She’s also worked as a speechwriter, researcher and public relations officer.

Her debut collection Leaving Elvis and other stories (Feb 2016) is published by UWA Publishing