Locations for a Soul is a winner of the Templar Portfolio Award for short pamphlets and was launched at the Derwent Poetry Festival on Saturday 5th November.
Michael’s work has been published widely in magazines. In 2014 he won the Untold London Brazen Valentine Competition with his poem ‘From Hungerford Bridge, Looking East’. He was shortlisted for the Bare Fiction Prize 2015 judged by Andrew McMillan and placed third in the York Poetry Prize, 2015, with ‘Water Lilies’.
He recently collaborated with the Liverpool poet Maria Isakova Bennett in a project at the Walker Gallery as part of Light Night.
Michael is currently working towards a first collection.