Michael Crane has had many poems and stories published in Australian, newspapers and journals including Overland, Meanjin, Southerly, the Best Australian Poems 2011, 2014 & 2015. He organised Poetry Idol for the Melbourne Writers Festival 2007-2012. He was managing editor of the Paradise Anthology from 2006 to 2013.
He is a production assistant for “Into The Limelight”; a film project of short humorous films featuring people with a mental illness. He has released seven books with small presses and completed a BA in Creative Writing at RMIT. He toured and performed with Australian Poet Les Murray four times between 2007 and 2012. In 2020 Michael is performing poems from his new collection: Poems from the 29th Floor, published by Flying Islands Press.