Matthew Condon

Matthew Condon

Matthew Condon

Matthew Condon is a prize-winning Australian novelist and journalist, currently on staff with the Courier-Mail’s QWeekend magazine.
He began his journalism career with the Gold Coast Bulletin in 1982 and subsequently worked for leading newspapers and journals including the Sydney Morning Herald, the Daily Telegraph and Melbourne’s Sunday Age.

He is the author of ten books of fiction, most recently The Trout Opera (Random House, 2008) and the non-fiction book Brisbane, (New South Books, 2010).
Released on October 31st, 2016 “Little Fish Are Sweet” is Matthew’s latest publication.

Published Works

  • Little Fish Are Sweet
  • The Motorcycle Cafe
  • Usher
  • The Ancient Guild of Tycoons
  • A Night at the Pink Poodle
  • The Pillow Fight
  • Lime Bar


  • The Trout Opera
  • Mulligan: On Being a Hack Golfer
  • Brisbane
  • Three Crooked Kings
  • Jacks and Jokers
  • All Fall Down