Mike Madill's poems have been published in literary journals across Canada, as well as in the United States, including in The Antigonish Review, The Dalhousie Review, Devour, Event, Existere, The Fiddlehead, Freefall, The Nashwaak Review, The New Quarterly, Untethered, Vallum, Verse Afire, White Wall Review and The Windsor Review. He was shortlisted for Freefall's 2019-20 Poetry Contest, and an Honourable Mention in the inaugural 2021 Don Gutteridge Poetry Award Contest earned him publication of his debut collection, 'The Better Part of Some Time'.

When not writing, Mike pursues freelance editing, including volunteering as a first reader for the literary journal, Untethered. He has also taken turns as a social worker, computer analyst and home contractor. He holds a B.A. in Psychology from York University.

He's a member of the League of Canadian Poets, the Ontario Poetry Society, Editors Canada, the South Simcoe Arts Council, and the New Tecumseth Public Library's Poetry Circle and Wordsmiths Writing Group.