Michelle Cahill is a Goan-Anglo-Indian writer who lives in Sydney. She writes poetry, fiction and essays. Her second collection Vishvarūpa was shortlisted in the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards. She received the Val Vallis Award and was highly commended in the Blake Poetry Prize.
Her poems are anthologised in 30 Australian Poets, ed. Felicity Plunkett (UQP) the HarperCollins Anthology of Modern English Poetry ed. Sudeep Sen, Contemporary Australian Poets (Turnrow) ed. John Kinsella and The Yellow Nib Anthology of Modern English Poetry by Indians (QUP, Belfast) ed. Sudeep Sen and Ciaran Carson. She was a fellow at Hawthornden Castle and Sanskriti Kendra International Retreat.
From 2013 Cahill will be the CAL/UOW International Writing Fellow at Kingston University, London