Matthew Condon


Journalist and writer, Matthew Condon was born in Brisbane and has lived in the UK, Germany and France. His first book, The Motorcycle Cafe, was widely reviewed and praised. Usher and The Ancient Guild of Tycoons were both shortlisted for the NBC Banjo Award for Fiction. A Night at the Pink Poodle and The Lulu Magnet won back-to-back Steele Rudd Awards for Short Fiction. His bestseller, The Trout Opera was shortlisted for the Qld Premier's Prize for Fiction.

Author Lives In: Brisbane

News and Blog

Dec 7

Writing THE TOE TAG QUINTET

by Matthew Condon on 7 December 2012

Author, Matthew Condon, talks about his latest novel THE TOE TAG QUINTET.

Saturday 11 August 2012 is National Bookshop Day, celebrating all local bookshops and their contributions to the local communities. Show your support for your favourite bookshop by stopping by this Saturday and picking up a book! To mark this special occasion, Random House is also checking in with bookstores around Australia to find out what exciting activities they’re planning for the...

Books by Matthew Condon