Mark Brandi

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Mark Brandi's first novel Wimmera (2017) was named Best Debut at the 2018 Australian Indie Book Awards and received the British Crime Writers' Association Debut Dagger. Wimmera was also shortlisted for the Australian Book Industry Awards Literary Fiction Book of the Year, and the Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year. His second novel, The Rip (2019), is already receiving critical acclaim.

Mark's shorter work appears in The GuardianThe Age, and The Big Issue. Mark graduated with a criminal justice degree and worked extensively in the justice system - experience which informs his writing.

Mark Brandi


The automatic transcript of our interview with Mark is published here. We will clean up the spelling and grammar mistakes in person and post here shortly.