My Story

9698032_origMICHAEL BURGE is a journalist, author and artist.

He was born at Inverell in the Northern Tablelands of NSW, and grew up in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney.

In 2012 he moved to Coochiemudlo Island, part of the Moreton Bay archipelago off the Brisbane seaboard, a place of great natural beauty and a perfect location for the pursuit of creativity.

He now lives on Ngarabal country in NSW.

Check out Michael’s online bookshop for information on how to purchase his full-length publications.

Michael has been a writer for over twenty years, initially in long-form documentary, journalism and short films, for which he was also a producer and director.

He has written for United News & Media, Fairfax Media, News Corporation, Intermedia, Margo Kingston’s No Fibs, Gay Star News and LGBTicons.

In his journalism, Michael is passionate about LGBTI equality and emergent forms of online publishing, marketing and access for writers and artists.

Michael’s work explores hypocrisy, disenfranchisement, grief and creative endurance. His stories offer hope of survival and freedom.

He also mentors emerging writers and journalists.

Contact Michael via email (below) or by mobile: 0400 977 816.