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Michelle Johnston is a doctor and author. An Emergency Physician at Royal Perth Hospital when the words won't come, and a novelist when she needs a break from the trauma and mess.


Writing Biography:
Dustfall, A Novel. Published with UWAP Feb, 2018
Shortlisted for the MUD prize for debut literary fiction.
Short story in the Anthology, Emergency. PRH 2016
Columnist for the American publication, Emergency Medicine News

Relevant qualifications


Recent experience

Perth Festival Literature and Ideas Weekend - lead-up, Bookclub discussion at Vincent Library with Sisonke Msimang, Jan 21 2020
Session facilitator: PWF WW 2019 Michael Levitt
Session facilitator: New Norcia Writers Festival 2019 Michael Levitt, Stephen Hawke
Workshop presenter: Perth Winter Arts Festival 2018 - 'Writing the Senses' and 'Creating Magic Sentences'
Workshops for doctors: Get Creative, and Writing for Doctors, International meetings: Chicago, Berlin, Dublin, Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast
Guest writers festival: Perth 2018, New Norcia 2018, Mandurah 2018, Big Sky 2019




Publisher: UWAP

Publ. date: 2018

Genre: Literary fiction

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Email [email protected]


Twitter http://@Eleytherius

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