Phillip Gwynne's first novel Deadly Unna? , the literary hit of 1998, has now sold over 180,000 copies. It was made into the feature film Australian Rules for which Phillip won an AFI award. The sequel, Nukkin Ya, was published to great acclaim in 2000.
For the Aussie Bites series, He wrote The Worst Team Ever, Born to Bake, and A Chook Called Harry. Independent novels include Jetty Rats and Swerve (which was shortlisted for many awards amongst them the 2010 Prime Minister's Award and the Golden Inky), and he has written an adult detective thriller The Build Up, The Debt series. Phillip is also the author of Michael in the Stuff Happens series.