Born in Hamilton in western Victoria in 1953, Shane Maloney is one of Australia’s most popular novelists. His award-winning and much-loved Murray Whelan series – Stiff, The Brush-Off, Nice Try, The Big Ask, Something Fishy and Sucked In – has been published around the world.
In 1996, The Brush-Off won the Ned Kelly Prize for Crime Fiction. In 2004, Stiff and The Brush-Off were made into telemovies starring David Wenham as Murray Whelan. In 2009, Shane Maloney was presented with the Crime Writers’ Association of Australia Lifetime Achievement Award.
A Gala Night of Storytelling
John Safran, Paul Kelly, Chloe Hooper, John Marsden, Judith Lucy, Tara June Winch, Christos Tsiolkas, David Malouf, Alexis Wright, Alex Miller, Shane Maloney, Cate Kennedy
Public Funding of Private Education is Unconscionable
Chris Bonnor, Kevin Donnelly, Amanda Vanstone, Shane Maloney, Beatrice Duong, Andrew Elder