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, the Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year, and the Ned Kelly Award for Best First Crime.
His second novel, The Rip, was published by Hachette Australia in 2019.
Mark's shorter work has appeared in The Guardian, The Age, The Big Issue, and in journals both in Australia and overseas. His writing is also sometimes heard on ABC Radio National.