Michelle Prak – Writer

Short stories

Fairy Lights, shortlisted in the Overland Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize 2021

Holden, Runner-up in Furphy Literary Awards 2021
(Purchase Furphy Anthology 2021 here)

The Group Booking, Highly Commended in Australasian Association of Writing Programs / Australian Short Story Festival Emerging Writers Short Story Prize 2021

Pay Day, Volume 66 Number 1, July 2021 Westerly.MichellePrak11

House Party, long-listed in MNC Writer’s Centre Short Story Competition 2021

Mary and Her Father, Volume 50, Number 2/3, 1991 Winter-Spring Meanjin.


an Outback thriller. Represented by Melanie Ostell Literary.


Writer of three women’s contemporary novels (self-published): Goodbye Newsroom, Media Queen, The Train Guy. Plus many unpublished manuscripts, half-baked short stories released on Medium far too early, thousands of tweets, and scrappy shopping lists.

Author photos:

Kalyn Woodbury.


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