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

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

Poking mullock: The Populist Party, One Nation and political jokes (Griffith Review)

* Review: The Mind of the Islamic State by Robert Manne (ABR)

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)

* Kick it to the S#!thouse: Great Australian Sporting Quotes  (Penguin, 2012)

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