Writer & Screenwriter
Michelle Law is a Brisbane-based freelance writer with experience in journalism, screenwriting and playwriting.
As a journalist, her writing has appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald, Daily Life, frankie magazine, and The Drum.
She has also had work published in Women of Letters, Growing up Asian in Australia, Destroying the Joint, Griffith REVIEW, and many Australian literary journals. In 2014, she co-authored the comedy book, Sh*t Asian Mothers Say.
As a screenwriter, Michelle has written multiplatform content for Flashforward (ABC), worked in the writer’s room for The Family Law (SBS), and developed story and interactive media for Slide (FOX8), for which she won an AWGIE. More recently, she wrote Bloomers, a short film, and Suicide and Me, a half hour broadcast documentary which screened on ABC2.
Michelle is also well known as a speaker on social issues concerning race and gender in Australia, with her TEDxSouthBankWomen talk ‘A Bald Woman’s Guide To Survival’ having been viewed online almost 30,000 times.
Most recently, Michelle has been working on Single Asian Female, a play commissioned by La Boite Theatre.