On Sunday 16th September, Michael joined Guardian journalist Claire Armitstead at the Festival of Ideas in London. This was the first year of the festival launched by the Royal Academy of Art bringing together artists and writers to discuss creativity. Michael was in conversation discussing his latest two books Flamingo Boy and In the Mouth of the Wolf.
Watch Michael's reading of his own short story, The Kites Are Flying, in support of the Hands Up Foundation. Read More
Read Michael’s latest article on the impact of lockdown, connection with nature, and why children need the freedom of outdoor experiences now. Full article available on School Travel Organiser here. Read More