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Michael McGirr


Michael McGirr is a well know essayist, reviewer and short fiction writer.

His most recent book is The Lost Art of Sleep, a comedy about the missing third of our lives. He has also written Bypass (a quirky biography of the Hume Highway which is currently a VCE English text) and Things You Get For Free. All his books have been published by Picador. At different times, Michael has been publisher of Eureka Street and fiction editor of Meanjin. He is currently the Head of Faith and Mission at St Kevin’s College in Melbourne. He lives in Yarraville with his wife and their three children.

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