Michael O’Leary (Te Arawa) is a publisher, poet, novelist, performer and bookshop proprietor. Michael completed his masters thesis on the history of small presses in New Zealand, and has a PhD in women’s studies from Victoria University. Other works by Michael include Magic Alex’s Revenge, Straight, Surrogate Children, Ten Sonnets and Out of It. Michael is currently living in Paekakariki, working on his books and music, and is a trustee for the Poetry Archive of New Zealand Aotearoa.
Michael's book Unlevel Crossings is currently out of print.