Australian Authors

Mark Brandi Book List


Mark Brandi is an Australian author who was born in Italy, then raised in a remote Australian pub. He has a degree in criminal justice and has worked as a policy advisor and project officer in the Department of Justice. He then decided to become a writer. His work has appeared in The Guardian, The Age, and the Big Issue.

Stand Alone

Wimmera (2017)
The Rip (2019)

Critical Acclaim


  • Winner 2016 CWA Debut Dagger
  • Winner Indie Book Award for Debut Fiction

The Rip:

  • Longlisted 2019 Ned Kelly Award for Best Fiction