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Michael J. Leach
Michael wears a collared shirt and smiles at the camera.

Michael J. Leach (@m_jleach) is a poet and academic who lives on unceded Dja Dja Wurrung Country and works at Monash University School of Rural Health. Michael’s poems reside in Science Write Now, Plumwood Mountain, Jalmurra, NatureVolve, Rabbit, Meniscus, Cordite, Consilience, the 2021 Hippocrates Prize Anthology (The Hippocrates Press, 2021), and elsewhere. His first book is the chapbook Chronicity (Melbourne Poets Union, 2020). In November 2022, Michael’s first full-length poetry collection, Natural Philosophies, will be published by Recent Work Press.