Michael is a Western Australian country boy now residing in Perth. His first novel, Ridgeview Station (2017), was published by Allen & Unwin. His second, Wild Dogs (2022), and third book, No Trace (2023), are published by Penguin. He has a passion for farming, writing and gaming, the order of which varies throughout the year. He still works as a tractor driver, mainly to annoy those teachers who claimed no-one would pay him to stare out of a window all day.