Michael Winkler
About Us

Michael Winkler is a writer based in Melbourne, Australia. He won the Calibre Award 2016 for his essay 'The Great Red Whale' which can be read here.

Recent writing

* Delmas Howe: Horse sweat, whiskey, tobacco and art (Daily Review)

Book review: Tracker by Alexis Wright (ABR)

A dilettante's 31 dot points on the opening of the Bowery Theatre, St Albans (Meanjin)

* Review: Correspondence by Jens Lekman & Annika Norlin (Daily Review)

Recent books

Fahfangoolah! The despised and indispensable Welcome to Woop Woop (Westbourne 2016)

* Grungewick: Gritty and gruesome news stories of early Brunswick (Westbourne 2015)

* Unsung Heroes: True Stories from the Stockman’s Hall of Fame (Penguin, 2013)

* 110 percent: Great Australian Sporting Speeches (Penguin, 2011)