Michael Williams is the Director of the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas in Melbourne. He has worked at the Wheeler Centre since inception in 2009, when he was hired as the Head of Programming before being appointed as Director in September 2011.
He has hosted Blueprint for Living (2015–2016), then Talkfest (2017–2019), on ABC RN. He remains a regular guest on ABC Radio and TV. Michael has also worked as a Breakfast presenter for Melbourne’s 3RRR, as a member of the Australia Council’s Literature Board, in publishing and has written extensively for the Guardian, the Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Australian and elsewhere.
Human Rights and East Timor: Remembering East Timor’s Former Political Prisoners
Michael Williams, Jill Jolliffe
Truth is Stranger than Fiction: A Great Literary Debate
Wayne Macauley, Shane Maloney, Jeff Sparrow, Amy Espeseth, Michael Williams
Our Children Are Over Diagnosed
Michael Williams, Nicole Rogerson, Jon Jureidini, Martin Whitely, Jane Caro, Katie Allen, Jane Burns
Copyright is Dead, Long Live the Pirates
Michael Williams, Simon Groth, Michael Fraser, Lori Flekser, Suelette Dreyfus, Elmo Keep, Angela Daly
True Reconciliation Requires a Treaty
Peter Sutton, George Williams, Mick Dodson, Mark Yettica-Paulson, Michael Williams, Gregory Phillips, Tony Birch