An energetic and dynamic storyteller

Michelle Worthington is an award-winning children’s author and international guest speaker on the importance of reading and the power of storytelling. A full-time fiction and screenwriter based in Brisbane, Michelle credits her three sons for giving her an endless source of inspiration, as well as her wrinkles.

​Michelle is dedicated to encouraging a strong love of reading and writing in young children and conducts author visits at primary and special schools, libraries and bookstore storytelling and publishing workshops for adults. She especially enjoys meeting people through her speaking engagements for women’s groups and charities.

She is available for speaking engagements, charity events, book signings and school visits.

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To make a booking for Michelle to speak at your school, business or charity please contact Speakers Ink:


What I think is important is that your ideas are successful with students and that you quickly engage them, they learn to trust your work, knowledge and feedback. I think your breakdown of teaching sequence is clear and easy to follow and you sell it in your presentations. The feedback from my Grade 5 class after today’s workshop was very positive.

St Columba's Catholic Primary School

We were absolutely transfixed by your Presentation. I have never had so many Members approach me to thank me for finding you for our club. Quite a group of us always have coffee downstairs after our Meeting & we all agreed that we were indeed very privileged to have you share your story with us.

I have been lucky enough to find some very interesting people to speak to us this year; they all have been great but you were by far the most talented & accomplished speaker we have had – not just this year but over my time at our View club.

Moreton Bay View Club

​Thank you so much for the stories and for coming and taking the time to work with our students. I have heard many positive stories and comments from staff around the school and I look forward to continuing our journey next year.

Narbethong State Special School

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