Michael Twist is a published author from Vancouver, Canada. He is currently writing a novel.

His published poetry collections include Arson (Jellyfish, 2012), Smoke & Earth (Jellyfish, 2009) Dozen (Jellyfish, 2008), and Orbit (Jellyfish, 2007).

His work has appeared in publications including The Danforth Review, Shared Vision, Momentum, Diabetes Health, and Maelstrom.

In his book Highs and Lows: A Personal Approach to Living with Diabetes (Insomniac Press) Twist argues for a re-evaluation of the way we view diabetes and those who suffer from it. With anecdotes and a rare evaluation of conventional medicine, the book offers valuable insights.