Michelle Wright’s short stories have won awards including The Age, Alan Marshall and Grace Marion Wilson. In 2013 Michelle was awarded a Writers Victoria Templeberg Fellowship to research stories in Sri Lanka. In 2015 she was the Faber Writing Academy “Writing a Novel” scholarship recipient. Her short story collection, Fine, was shortlisted for the Victorian Premier’s Award for an Unpublished Manuscript and published in 2016 by Allen and Unwin, who will also publish her debut novel in 2018. She was recently awarded an Australia Council residency and will spend six months in Paris later this year researching her second novel.