Benjamin discusses his highly anticipated follow-up to Everyone In My Family Has Killed Someone, the most ingenious blockbuster mystery of 2022. Everyone On This Train Is A Suspect is a fiendishly clever, witty and completely bingeable homage to the classics of crime fiction. Everyone On This Train Is A Suspect is a nod to the Golden Age of the mystery genre, including one of the all-time classics: Murder on the Orient Express.
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Benjamin Stevenson is an award-winning stand-up comedian and author. His first novel, Greenlight, was shortlisted for the Ned Kelly Award for Best Debut Crime Fiction, and his second novel, Either Side of Midnight, was shortlisted for the International Thriller Writers Award for Best Original Paperback. Everyone In My Family Has Killed Someone, his third novel, was shortlisted for the Dymocks Book of the Year 2022, ABIA General Fiction Book of the Year 2023 and BookPeople’s Fiction Book of the Year 2023, as well as being named as one of The Sunday Times’s best crime novels 2022.
Greg Woodland is a former filmmaker who now alternates writing crime novels with working as script editor, screenwriter, and script consultant through his online script development business (www.scriptcentral.com.au). He’s taught screenwriting at AFTRS, UTS, Macquarie University, and Australian Film Base. Greg’s first crime novel, The Night Whistler, was published by Text Publishing in August 2020 and shortlisted for a 2021 Ned Kelly Award. It has been optioned by a TV production company who plans to adapt it to a TV mini-series. His second rural crime book, The Carnival is Over, was published by Text in August 2022 and was shortlisted for the 2023 Ned Kelly Awards.
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