Mark Brandi
About the author

Mark Brandi

Mark Brandi's bestselling novel, Wimmera, won the coveted British Crime Writers' Association Debut Dagger, and was named Best Debut at the 2018 Australian Indie Book Awards. It 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, was published to critical acclaim by Hachette Australia in March 2019.Mark's shorter work has appeared in The GuardianThe Age, the Big Issue, and in journals both here and overseas. His writing is also sometimes heard on ABC Radio National.Mark graduated with a criminal justice degree and worked extensively in the justice system, before changing direction and deciding to write. Originally from Italy, he grew up in rural Victoria. Mark now lives in Melbourne and is working on his next work of fiction.

Books by Mark Brandi

Mark Brandi Articles

Read Our Q&A with Bestselling Author Mark Brandi

Review | Author Related

28 June 2021

Read Our Q&A with Bestselling Author Mark Brandi

    Innocence and Hardship: Read an Extract from The Others by Mark Brandi

    Review | Extract

    28 June 2021

    Innocence and Hardship: Read an Extract from The Others by Mark Brandi

      A Haunting Tale of Innocence: Read our Review of The Others by Mark Brandi

      Review | Our Review

      28 June 2021

      A Haunting Tale of Innocence: Read our Review of The Others by Mark Brandi

        Your Preview Verdict: The Others by Mark Brandi

        Review | Preview

        24 June 2021

        Your Preview Verdict: The Others by Mark Brandi

          Podcast: Author of The Rip, Mark Brandi on Life, Law and Writing Crime 

          Podcast

          10 September 2019

          Podcast: Author of The Rip, Mark Brandi on Life, Law and Writing Crime 

            I’m interested in exploring why crime happens: Q&A with Mark Brandi, Author of The Rip

            News

            22 July 2019

            I’m interested in exploring why crime happens: Q&A with Mark Brandi, Author of The Rip

              One of the Year’s Best Urban Crime Stories: Read an Extract From The Rip by Mark Brandi

              News

              10 July 2019

              One of the Year’s Best Urban Crime Stories: Read an Extract From The Rip by Mark Brandi

                Topical, Gripping, Perfectly Paced: Review of The Rip by Mark Brandi

                News

                10 July 2019

                Topical, Gripping, Perfectly Paced: Review of The Rip by Mark Brandi

                  Criminal Justice and Country Victoria: Mark Brandi

                  News

                  16 January 2018

                  Criminal Justice and Country Victoria: Mark Brandi

                    Start reading 'Wimmera' by Mark Brandi

                    News

                    27 June 2017

                    Start reading 'Wimmera' by Mark Brandi