Michelle Dicinoski

Michelle Dicinoski's first book, the poetry collection Electricity for Beginners, was highly commended in the 2011 Anne Elder Award. Her second book, the memoir Ghost Wife, will be published by Black Inc. in 2013. Michelle received a Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship (Poetry) in 2012-2013, which she will use to conduct a reading and work-shopping tour in New Zealand, Europe, and the USA.

Starling Mimicry

Don’t expect anything new. You know my kind:           aberrant honeyeater                     bell miner                               berrypecker. We are mock and echo you say we’ve ripped your song                                           but that’s another story.                The isle is full of noises. Listen. * They have lost nothing …

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