Great Expectations by Charles Dickens.
The best part of writing Wimmera was …
Disappearing inside that world and its people, who became disturbingly real.
When I’m not writing I …
Get bossed around by a little Staffie, named Millie.
My favourite place to curl up with a book is ….
On the couch … when Millie lets me.
I started writing because …
It was the one thing that felt true.
How Leigh Straw's goddaughter inspired her to search for a story.
Michael Mohammed Ahmad is the founder and director of Sweatshop, a literacy movement in Western Sydney devoted to empowering culturally and linguistically diverse artists through creative writing. You will want to spend more that 5 minutes with Michael.