Michelle Cahill’s poems appear in The Kenyon Review, Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry Review, The Australian and Meanjin. She has won the Val Vallis Poetry Award and the Hilary Mantel International Short Story Prize, and her collection Vishvarupa was shortlisted in the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards. She was a fellow at Hawthornden Castle and at Kingston Writing School, and was a visiting scholar at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Her most recent books are Letter to Pessoa (Giramondo) and The Herring Lass (Arc). She has received grants from the Australia Council and the Copyright Agency Limited.
Through their support for Michelle Cahill's travel to Scotland, this project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.
Photo: Nicola Bailey