• About the author

    Mark Hollands

    Australian crime writer, author Mark Hollands



    Mark Hollands was born in Portsmouth in southern England and spent his teenage years in Devon, playing cricket, rugby and cultivating a prolific knowledge of music trivia thanks to punk-era media like the NME, Melody Maker, Kerrang! and Sounds.


    He began his media career as a 16-year-old cub reporter and tea-boy at The Sidmouth Herald, and went on to edit magazines before migrating to Australia after a working holiday took a permanent turn. He has held editorial roles in major media companies across Australia and the UK, and spent two years as a journalist in Papua New Guinea. He was most recently CEO of the Australian media industry body, The Newspaper Works.


    Mark has worked in major American companies Gartner Inc. and Dow Jones, launched a dotcom back in the day, is a keen student of psychology and devours crime novels and music biographies. He lives in Sydney with wife Kylie and youngest son Charlie with his eldest son, Sam living and working in the UK.


    Amplify is his first novel and was a finalist in the Australian Crime Writers Awards 2016.



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    Mark Hollands is represented by Clive Newman AO at Newman Agency if you wish to make about enquiries regarding distribution or purchase rights. You can contact Clive directly via email

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