Martin Edmond

Martin Edmond was born in Ōhākune, New Zealand and now lives in Sydney. He has worked as an actor and stage manager with travelling theatre group Red Mole; as a lighting designer for rock bands; and as a screenwriter. His books include Luca Antara: passages in search of Australia (2006) (the prequel to Isinglass); Dark Night: walking with McCahon (2011), shortlisted for the 2013 NSW Premier’s Awards; and Battarbee and Namatjira (2014), shortlisted for the National Biography Awards in 2016. He is a past winner of the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Award for Literary Achievement in Non-fiction.