Memoir Writer

memoir writer

Memoirs and Biographies

Author of two of her own memoirs – Fraying: Mum, memory loss, the medical maze and me (New South Publishing) and 700 Days in El Salvador (Coretext) – Michele Gierck is a specialist memoir writer and professional biographer who accepts private commissions.

Having worked with, and written for, some of Australia’s top entrepreneurs, philanthropists and community organisations, Michele knows how to listen, and how to bring personal and business stories to life on the page. She’s also written family and community histories.

A member of the Australian Society of Authors, Michele has a team of editors, proof readers, layout specialists, designers and printers she works with.

Australian Society of Authors member


  • Specialist memoir writer,
  • Professional biographer,
  • Highly experienced ghostwriter,
  • Book coach,
  • Manuscript assessment,
  • Project management, from interviews and writing to book production,
  • Engaging speaker.
Australian Society of Authors member

Michele enjoys collaborating with people who feel compelled to tell their own story.

If you have a project you’d like to discuss with Michele, get in touch via the contact page on this website.

For testimonials, see below.

cover of Fraying
cover of 700 Days in El Salvador


“I am indebted to Michele Gierck for her guidance, incredible insight and structural ability so that my story flowed, resulting in the completion of a magnificent outcome, both as a literary achievement and quality of the finished book. I can confidently recommend Michele as a true professional.”

- Sam Tarascio, Founder & Executive Chairman of Salta Properties, one of Australia’s Top 50 privately-owned companies. (Autobiography)

“‘Michele genuinely loves what she does. This is evident not only by the finished product but the way she goes above and beyond throughout the lengthy process of writing a book. I highly recommend Michele.”

- Tracey Hughes (Biography – Family History)

“I’m very pleased with the book you wrote. (A memoir.) I think you’ve done an exceptional job, and I truly appreciate your patience… My sincere appreciation too for an outstanding result in gaining the goodwill and full cooperation of the once reluctant subject.”

- Brendan O’Brien