Murray Waldren



Murray Waldren has been at The Australian newspaper for 25 years. His literary profiles, interviews, reviews, reports and columns have appeared in The Australian, The Weekend Australian and The Weekend Australian Magazine, as has his other journalism.

He writes the Literary Liaisons website and has been a judge for The Australian /Vogels Awards, the NSW Premiers Award, the ABC Fiction Award and the Miles Franklin Literary Award. 


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His publications include:

  The Mind and Times of Reg Mombassa  ($42.99  at The Nile

    Shortlisted for Australian Book Industry Awards Illustrated Book of the Year 2010

    Shortlisted for The Galley Club Awards for Excellence 2010

     Violet Tingle's take here



  Moran V Moran 

  Shortlisted for Best True Crime award, Crime Writers' Association of Australia 2002 Ned Kelly  Awards.

   Now available as an ebook for Kindle from  $9.99 at Amazon

   Also as an ePub, Desktop/Mobile download from  Borders.


Go to UQP to order Dining Out with Mr Lunch

 Dining Out with Mr Lunch

 a collection of literary profiles published by University of Queensland Press




  Confessions of a Dog's Godfather in Acts of Dog 

   (2003, edited by Debra Adelaide, Random House)



Ratatouille  (with David Peacock and Trevor Marshall, Tomato Press, 1972)

 To Build A Bridge  (with David Moore, Currency Press, 1997)

 Future Tense  (Allen & Unwin, 1999, as editor)

email me here  

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