Michelle Scott Tucker is the author of Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World – a biography of the woman who established the Australian wool industry. Michelle is also the co-writer, with Torres Strait Islander actor and film producer Aaron Fa’Aoso, of Aaron’s memoir So Far, So Good.
Michelle is a professional writer and senior consultant, having had a successful career in government, business and the arts – including a stint as Executive Director of the Stella Prize, Australia’s pre-eminent literary prize for women writers. She has previously served as Vice Chair of the Writers Victoria board as well as on the board of the Mountain Writers Festival.
Passionate about Australian writing, history and storytelling, Michelle lives with her family in the Macedon Ranges of Victoria.