Originally from Yorkshire, Michael has lived in London since 1998 and is a member of the Forest Poets Stanza in Walthamstow. He has had three collections of poetry published by the Paekakariki Press: Euphrasy (2012), Walthamstow (2015) and To London (2017). Michael works for the charity Carers UK where he has coordinated an annual creative writing and photography competition.
Michael's latest book, To London, was published in June 2017 and features illustrations by artist Kirsten Schmidt. It is now available from The Riverside Bookshop, Brick Lane Bookshop, Camden Lock Books, Bookmarks, E17 Art House and online.