Michael Faudet is the author of the international bestsellers, Dirty Pretty Things, Bitter Sweet Love and Smoke & Mirrors. His books have been nominated in the Goodreads Choice Awards for Best Poetry. Dirty Pretty Things was also selected by Sylvia Whitman, the owner of the iconic Shakespeare & Company bookstore in Paris, as one of her personal favourite books of 2016.

He frequently explores the intricacies of love, loss, relationships and sex. In poetry, prose, and short stories. His lyrical and often sensual writing continues to attract readers from all around the world.

Before turning his hand to writing books, Michael enjoyed a successful career in advertising, as an award-winning executive creative director. Managing creative departments and developing advertising campaigns for major brands in many countries.

Michael is represented by literary agency, Writers House, New York. He currently lives in New Zealand in a little house by the sea with his girlfriend and author, Lang Leav.