Malla Nunn





Malla Nunn

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Swaziland, South Africa
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Malla Nunn grew up in Swaziland before moving with her parents to Perth in the 1970s. She attended university in WA and then in the US. In New York, she worked on film sets, wrote her first screenplay and met her American husband to be, before returning to Australia, where she began writing and directing short films and corporate videos. Fade to White, Sweetbreeze and Servant of the Ancestors have won numerous awards and been shown at international film festivals, from Zanzibar to New York.

Her first novel, A Beautiful Place to Die (2008), was published internationally and won the Sisters in Crime Davitt Award for Best Adult Crime Novel by an Australian female author. Malla and her husband live in Sydney with their two children.




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A Beautiful Place to Die (D...
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Let The Dead Lie (Detective...
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Present Darkness (Detective...
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The Malla Nunn Collection #...
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The Malla Nunn Reader's Com...
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