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

 
 

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                                                                                                                                                                      

 

Australian National University Presents John Safran Gone Rogue

Wed. 7 June 2017, 6.30pm
Copland Lecture Theatre ANU
25 Kingsley Street
Acton, ACT

 

The Wheeler Centre Presents Radicalisation

Wednesday 5 July, 6.15pm
The Wheeler Centre
176 Little Lonsdale Street
Melbourne CBD, Victoria

 
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PSST...

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