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Current Cases

John is the sleuth behind the award winning true crime Murder in Mississippi (titled God’ll Cut You Down, in the USA).

His gumshoe television includes John Safran vs God, Music Jamboree, Race Relations and The Goddam Election!

His new book, Depends What You Mean By Extremist: Going Rogue With Australian Deplorables is out now.

 
 
 
 
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Book Tour & Other Events

John will be touring Australia (Yes, even Hobart!) with Depends What You Mean By Extremist: Going Rogue With Australian Deplorables

 
 

Brisbane Square Library Presents John Safran Gone Rogue

Wednesday 26 April, 1.00pm
Brisbane Square Library
266 George St
Brisbane, Queensland

 

Avid Reader Presents John Safran Gone Rogue

Wednesday 26 April, 6.00pm
Old Museum
480 Gregory Terrace
Bowen Hills, Queensland

 

Readings Presents John Safran Gone Rogue

Friday 28 April, 6.30pm
Church of All Nations
180 Palmerston St
Carlton, Victoria

 

Avenue Presents John Safran Gone Rogue

Tuesday 2 May, 7.00pm
Albert Park Primary School
Bridport St
Albert Park, Victoria

 

Sun Bookshop Presents John Safran Gone Rogue

Wednesday 3 May, 6.00pm
Sun Bookshop
8 Ballarat St
Yarraville, Victoria

 

Fullers Bookshop Presents John Safran Gone Rogue

Thursday 4 May, 5.30pm
Fullers Bookshop
131 Collins Street
Hobart, Tasmania

 

Boffins Books Presents John Safran Gone Rogue

Thursday 23 May, 6.15pm
University Club of Western Australia
Cnr Stirling Hwy & Hackett Drive
Crawley, Western Australia

 

Matilda Books Presents John Safran Gone Rogue

Wednesday May 24, 7pm
Coventry Library
63 Mount Barker Road
Stirling, South Australia

 

Adelaide City Library Presents John Safran Gone Rogue

Wednesday May 24, 5pm
Adelaide City Library, Rundle Place
77 Rundle Mall
Adelaide, South Australia

 

Sydney Writers Festival: The Politics of Fear

Thursday May 25, 6.30pm
Roslyn Packer Theatre
22 Hickson Road
Walsh Bay, New South Wales

 

Sydney Writers Festival: Depends What You Mean By Extremist

Saturday May 27, 1.30pm
Roslyn Packer Theatre
Pier 2/3 The Loft
Walsh Bay, New South Wales

 

Better Dead Than Read Presents John Safran Gone Rogue

Tuesday 6 June, 6.30pm
Leadbelly Theatre
42 King St
Newtown, New South Wales

 

The Constant Reader Presents John Safran Gone Rogue

Wednesday 7 June, 1.00pm
Stanton Library
234 Miller St
North Sydney, New South Wales                                                                                                                                                                      

 
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Got a lead?

 

Hit John up on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, john@johnsafran.com or PO Box 196 Balaclava 3183 VIC Australia.

If you wish to interview John, or for anything business related, contact: georgina@token.com.au
+613 8417 0000

 
 
Skinheads side by side with Jews; immigrants against immigrants; Shermon’s promise of a far-right hajj – this is a case for John Safran, Jew Detective.
— from 'Depends What You Mean By Extremist'
 
 
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Ned Kelly Award

Best True Crime 2014
Murder In Mississippi


Melbourne Prize For Literature

Best Writing Finalist 2015
Murder in Mississippi


Australian Film Institute Awards

Best Comedy Series 2003
Music Jamboree
Best Comedy Series 2005
John Safran vs God

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Rose D'Or Awards

Comedy Finalist 2010 Race Relations